The Police In Katsina has arrested a Customs officer and others when their vehicle crushed five to death and injuring others.
Dalha Wada-Chedi, the acting Customs Controller in the state, who confirmed the incident in Katsina said its patrol vehicle on Monday, August 9, lost control and killed five persons in Jibia Local Government Area (LGA), in the State.
According to him, the incident occurred when some operatives of the Border Drill went to Jibia to get food; “but unfortunately lost control and crushed some people to death.
“It is really unfortunate. We had to use our cordial relationship with the communities, the police, military as well as other sister security organizations to bring the situation under control.
“From the report, we received so far, five people died and others are receiving treatment in the hospital.
“Those of our men involved are currently with the Police and investigation is already ongoing to unravel the circumstances behind the incident,” he said.