Customs officer shoots self dead in Abuja apartment

May 13th, 2024


Customs officer shoots self dead in Abuja apartment

An officer of the Nigeria Customs Service, Abdulwahab Magaji, serving in the Federal Capital Territory, reportedly shot himself dead in his residence on Binta Street, Farm Estate area, Abuja.

 

According to  Punch, a senior law enforcement officer said the incident happened on Monday, May 6.

 

The source said the family of the deceased had raised the alarm that Magaji had shot himself with a rifle, prompting police officers to visit the scene of the incident.

 

The source added that when the police arrived at the scene, the victim was reportedly rushed to Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, where he was confirmed dead.

 

“A family of the deceased had raised the alarm that CSC Abdulahi Abdulwahab Magaji, a customs officer serving in Abuja, shot himself in his house at Farm Centre with a pump-action rifle,” the source said. 

 

“Police officers dashed to the scene of the incident and took the victim to the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, where he was certified dead by the doctor on duty.”

 

The deceased was handed over to the family for burial, according to Islamic rites. 

 

Customs officer shoots self dead in Abuja apartment
Customs officer shoots self dead in Abuja apartment
Customs officer shoots self dead in Abuja apartment
Customs officer shoots self dead in Abuja apartment
Customs officer shoots self dead in Abuja apartment
Customs officer shoots self dead in Abuja apartment
Customs officer shoots self dead in Abuja apartment

 


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