In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 09th, October, 2020

Mob Beats NDLEA Officer To Dying In Adamawa After Suspected Drug Sellers Raised False Kidnap Alarm

Mob Beats NDLEA Officer To Death In Adamawa After Suspected Drug Dealers Raised False Kidnap Alarm

Samuel Birma

It has reported that Samuel Birma, an official of the Nationwide Drug Regulation Enforcement Company (NDLEA) has been killed.

In keeping with PREMIUM TIMES, the officer was allegedly attacked and overwhelmed to loss of life by a mob in Adamawa. This was after some suspected drug sellers raised a false kidnap alarm.

It was gathered Birma and his colleague have been conveying some drug suspects arrested in Michika, to Yola once they have been attacked by a mob in Hong.

The suspected drug sellers incited the mob, claiming they’ve been kidnapped and the mob descended on the anti-narcotics officers, killing Birma and injuring his colleague.

Late Birma, who was popularly referred to as Mbakwe hailed from Hildi in Hong native authorities space of the state.

“On arriving, being a weekly market day of the city, the suspects raised an alarm, shouting that they (have been) kidnapped and solicited for assist, thus raised the curiosity of individuals notably their cohorts,” a supply advised PREMIUM TIMES.

“Whereas efforts made by the NDLEA officers in figuring out themselves with the presentation of workers identification card fell on deaf ears, the perpetrators descended on them with harmful weapons killing one of many NDLEA officers on (the) spot and set his lifeless physique on hearth whereas the opposite official was macheted and sustained excessive diploma of harm.” the supply added.

Spokesman of the Adamawa State Police Command, DSP Suleiman Nguroje, who confirmed the incident on Thursday, October eight, mentioned an investigation has commenced to unravel these behind the act.

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“As I’m speaking to you now, the physician has already confirmed that one of many NDLEA (officers) attacked was killed and the opposite one was responding to remedy, and that the Commissioner of Police has directed the quick investigation into the matter with quick impact,” mentioned Mr Nguroje.

“The result of the investigation might be made public and legislation will take its course, arrests might be made and whoever is behind the act might be prosecuted,” he added.

A brother to the deceased official, Ayuba Birma, prevailed on the authorities to fish out the perpetrators of the act and make them to face the legislation.

In the meantime mates have taken to social media to mourn Birma’s loss of life.

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