No fewer than 5 individuals have been killed in Jibia, Katsina State after a automobile belonging to the Nigeria Customs Service rammed right into a gathering.
It was gathered that the Customs officers have been driving at excessive velocity, as they have been chasing after rice smugglers.
According to an eyewitness account, many different victims reportedly sustained accidents from the accident and are at present receiving therapy at a neighborhood well being facility, Premium Times studies.
Consequently, a violent protest broke out on Monday within the space because the residents vandalised the officers’ automobile.
A supply stated, “They were chasing rice smugglers at high speed. Their vehicle lost control and killed at least five persons, which prompted violent protests by the residents. The customs’ vehicle was vandalised by the angry protesters.”