Policeman allegedly shoots man in Jos over gov ballot argument

Policeman allegedly shoots man in Jos over gov ballot argument

FILE: A Nigeria policeman

A yet-to-be recognized police officer with Mopol 8 Jos, Plateau State is reported to have allegedly shot a younger man on Sunday, The PUNCH gathered.

The sufferer, recognized as Nyommena Badapba, a resident on the Tudun Wada neighborhood was shot in his shoulder shortly after an argument with the policeman.

A resident of Tudun Wada neighborhood who witnessed the capturing confirmed the incident to The PUNCH in Jos on Sunday.

In keeping with him, the police officer and the younger man have been engaged in a political argument on who will win the governorship election within the state.

The witness mentioned, “The policeman was castigating the All Progressives Congress governorship candidate, Dr Nentawe Yilwatda.

“He mentioned he is not going to win the election as a result of he has nothing to supply the folks of the state however Nyommena was making an attempt to defend him.

“When the argument turned heated, the younger man was suggested to finish the dialog and he left for his home.”

In keeping with the sufferer, the police officer who was armed trailed the sufferer from behind.

“All of the sudden, the policeman focused his head and opened fireplace however fortunately ,the bullet hit the youngman at his shoulder .

“He’s at the moment on the Bingham college educating hospital in Jos the place he was rushed to,” he added.

In an image circulating on-line and obtained by our correspondent, the sufferer was seen mendacity down on a mattress with bandages throughout his shoulder and hand.

Many social media customers who reacted to the photographs challenged the Plateau state police command to fish out the policeman liable for capturing the younger man.

Nevertheless, the Spokesman for the Plateau state police command, Alabo Alfred, when contacted mentioned he was but to confirm the incident.

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