Zaria Shooting: University Student, Policeman shot dead

A mobile
policeman attached to Zenith Bank, Zaria, Matthew Joshua, on Friday killed his
colleague attached to the same bank, Sergeant Aliyu Kamilu, and a university
student following disagreement over monthly stipends being given them by the

According to
the eyewitness who shared the story, the drama all started when the officers
were collecting their stipends from the bank when Mathew Joshua, who is a
corporal, accused Sergeant Aliyu Kamilu, of short-changing his stipends.

When Joshua
confronted Kamilu on the issue, they started shouting at each other. Midway
through the quarrel, Joshua reportedly shot his colleague in the stomach. After
that, he continued firing sporadically, eventually wounding 4 customers of the
bank and killing a university student. His colleague died too.

The police
was alerted and when they arrived at the scene, Joshua was already armed with
two guns. They shot him in the leg, and seeing that he had been weakened, a mob
descended on him thus
stoning him to death

The corpses
of the student and the police have been moved to the Ahmadu Bello Teaching
Hospital, while Joshua is confirmed dead.

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