Some unidentified persons said to be hoodlums have killed two officers of the Nigeria Customs Service in Katsina State.
The incident reportedly occurred, on Sunday night, at Dogon Hawa, near Katsina, where the victims were on duty.
Katsina State Customs Public Relations Officer, Theophilus Duniya, who confirmed the killing, said that investigations were on to unravel the circumstances under which the officers were murdered.
“What I can say for now is that we lost two officers last (Sunday) night at Dogon Hawa,” Duniya told newsmen, adding that, “as soon we conclude investigations, I will give you additional information.”
He said that the families of the deceased had been notified of the incident and gave the names of the fallen officers as, ASC Babandi Nurudeen and CSC Maidamma Yabo.