Bandits operating along Kaduna-Abuja Expressway shot an Assistant Inspector-General of Police (AIG), Audu Madaki yesterday.
Madaki is in charge of Zone ’12’ Police Command in Bauchi State.
NewsmakersNG learnt that the attack occurred in the afternoon at Barde Zangidi, along Kaduna-Abuja Expressway.
Although details of the attack are still sketchy, he was reportedly shot in the leg while his orderly was shot dead.
Speaking on the incident, the Zone 12 Police Command spokesperson, Thomas Goni, said he was yet to receive details of the attack.
“We are still waiting for the details of the incident.
“You know it did not happen within our jurisdiction here; it happened in Kaduna Command, so I have been on the line with Kaduna to get the details from them,” he said
Goni, however, confirmed that the AIG is alive. He added that information about the incident would be made available when details are received from the Kaduna State Command.