Gunmen kill teacher in Nasarawa state

A teacher in Government Science Secondary School Nassarawa-Eggon, Nasarawa State, Auta Nasela, has been shot dead by gunmen suspected to be armed robbers, after gaining access into the school premises.

Penpushing reports that source said the gunmen who arrived at about 8pm on Saturday, thereafter went straight to the residence of the deceased, demanding money, while the teacher ran to his neighbour’s apartment, but was pursued and shot by one of the gunmen.

The source added that another staff member of the school, Timothy Malle was also shot but survived the attack, adding that he was rushed to the hospital for medical attention as at the time of filing this report.

Penpushing further reports that, Nasarawa State Police Command Public Relations Officer Ramhan Nansel, who confirmed the incident said it was a case of armed robbery, adding that the victim was rushed to the hospital, where he was later confirmed dead

“Yesterday around 8:45 p.m, a distress call was received from GSS Nassarawa-Eggon that hoodlums invaded the residence of one Auta Nasela. When they gained entrance, they started demanding money but the man escaped to his neighbour’s house, but one of the hoodlums followed him and shot him.

Penpushing also reports that, the police spokesperson said the authorities have since commenced an investigation into the matter with a view to arresting and bringing the perpetrators to book, calling  on members of the public to always avail the police with information about criminal elements for necessary action.

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