Fidelity bank banner UBA banner
Robbers kill fuel station manager in Kaduna

By Garba Ahmad, Kaduna on 29/07/2014

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+

Views: 1,804


Gunmen suspected to be armed robbers invaded a fuel station on Saturday night, killed the manager and carted away unspecified amount of money in Kaduna, North-west Nigeria.

Eyewitnesses said, the incident occurred around 6:45 p.m. when three armed men in an ash colour Golf car filled their tank in Ruma fuel station, opposite Ungwan Muazu, along Nnamdi Azikwe Way, Kaduna.

They ordered the female fuel attendant to hand over the day’s sales.

The robbers are suspected to be the same gang who killed a Health College lecturer recently in the area.

An eyewitness told News Express: “Three of them came into the fuel station in an ash colour Golf car and ordered the attendant to hand over her sales after she had filled their tank. She didn’t argue with them; she complied. In fact, they looked like the same gang who attacked a lecturer in Kinkinau GRA.

“They now moved to where the manager was sitting and demanded him to surrender the station’s money to them.

“They shot him pointblank in the head when he told them he did not have any money with him. They also shot sporadically at other people around who tried to raise alarm and missed them narrowly.

“People continued to pelt stones at them as they raced out of the station, made a U-turn and drove towards Abuja junction.”

The Village Head of Kinkinau GRA, Alh Sulaiman Dan’amarya, while confirming the incident, said the District Head of Ungwan Muazu and Cika Soron Zazzau, Alh Ahmed Aliyu Idris, other council chiefs and sympathisers took the shot station manager to 44 Military Hospital where he later died around 10pm.

While commending security agents for their quick response, Cika Soron Zazzau described the frequent attack in the area as unfortunate and alarming.

He called on the residents to continue to remain vigilant and pray to Allah to bring to an end such criminal activities.

“Our prayers will not be in vain, people should be patient, God in his infinite mercy will intervene inshaa-Allah,” he said.

•Photo shows Kaduna State Governor Mukhtar Yero,

Source News Express

Posted 29/07/2014 4:46:21 PM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
APC Primary: Party chieftain killed with charm in...

Imo West: Izunaso fails to unseat Senator Uzodimma...

34 cinemas generate over N3bn in 2017

Gone too soon: Killed Democrat General Manager only...

Tension in Kaduna as workers hold LG boss...

Okowa, Odinkalu, others headline 2018 Editors’ Conference

200 Nigerian peacekeepers withdraw from Liberia

Dangerously discordant tunes by Osita Ogenyi: A Rejoinder...

APC’s incompetence cause of economic recession, not Jonathan...

Nigeria set to host international mining conference

New Kogi Governor dissolves boards of parastatals, agencies...

Kenya censors Coca-Cola advert due to kissing scenes...

 

Latest News Boko Haram kills another abducted Red Cross worker, threatens to enslave Leah Sharibu Microsoft co-founder succumbs to cancer Presidency reportedly orders EFCC to detain Fayose indefinitely Kano lawmakers probe alleged bribery by Governor Ganduje How I’ll deliver one million votes for Governor Emmanuel’s second term — Elijah Ifot, Akwa Ibom leader in Lagos 2019: NEFAD endorses Atiku, Umahi 2019 Presidency: Igbo Ekunie berates Southeast PDP for position on Atiku’s choice of Peter Obi as running mate Police summons PDP guber candidate over alleged murder 2019 elections: INEC insists Zamfara APC has no candidate Adeleke to be docked 31 October for exam fraud ASUU splits in two over attack on vice-chancellor of FUOYE Atiku can get our economy working again — Spokesman

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (406,515 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (382,219 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (314,562 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (256,547 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (237,258 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (224,215 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (203,962 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (185,448 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (169,997 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (165,819 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (161,383 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (149,208 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (67) Business & Economy (3,680) Business Verdict (52) Columnists (945) Complaints & Requests (94) Enterprise & Opportunities (207) Entertainment (559) Features (659) Global Business Monitor (304) International (2,530) Interview (165) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (145) News (39,629) Opinion (1,123) Pidgin (13) Politics (7,230) Religion (880) Sports (1,730) Stock Watch (35) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

Zenith Zero Balance

NLNG Expression of Interest banner

CBN banner

Firstmobile banner

 

 

NEWS EXPRESS TV

Fulham vs Arsenal 1-5 All Goals & Extended Highlights

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement