Unknown gunmen have yesterday stormed the popular Ladan Wapa supermarket along Katsina-Kano road killing a police officer on duty carting-away with an undisclosed sum of money and other goods.
A source in the supermarket, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said “Three gunmen arrived the supermarket at 8:20 pm with Volkswagen car cruising and sporadically shooting toward the direction of the supermarket that led to the death of the police officer on duty.
The gunmen were said to have brutally shot the police officer in cold blood snatching away his gun, carting away with all the sales proceeds of the day.
Another unconfirmed source stated that “The gunmen had earlier visited the supermarket in a daytime posing as customers which according to him might have hinted them on the sales activities.
The late officer was identified as sergeant Ibrahim, an indigene of Batsari Local Government, residing in Rimi town with his family.
Recently Katsina had suffered two supermarket robbery cases in one month.