According to reports, the Police Command in Gombe State has confirmed that a gang of armed robbery suspects killed a lecturer and a Cameroonian at Kashere junction on the Gombe-Kumo Road.
This is contained in a statement issued by DSP Ahmed Usman, the command spokesman, in Gombe on Monday. The statement stated that the incident occurred at about 11:45p.m., on Sunday night.
It named the lecturer as Malam Sulaiman Umar of the Department of Arabic Studies, Federal University, Kashere and the Cameroonian as Malam Zainab Mahmuda without giving further details.
The statement stated that the suspected robbers were about eight in number, adding that investigation into the incident had commenced.