The driver of the Borno State Deputy Commissioner of Police, DCP Tom Chukwu, was on Sunday shot dead at his residence in Nnamdi Azikiwe way, Kaduna, the police has confirmed.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the Kaduna State, Aminu Lawal, confirmed the incident.
He also confirmed the deceased is the driver of the DCP in Borno State who was transferred from Kaduna.
“The deceased Corporal is actually the driver of the DCP who has been with him in the Kaduna Command and was transferred alongside the DCP to Borno State.
Mr. Lawal said the police are trailing the suspects.
Another source, Shehu Yusuf, said the deceased, Sanusi Musa, was shot by four unknown gunmen who came in a ‘Concato’ car, shot him at his residence at Hayin Mallam Bello, a densely populated suburb of Rigasa area along Nnamdi Azikwe way, Kaduna, North-West Nigeria.
“They came around 9pm on Sunday to the deceased home and demanded to see him. When he came out of his house, they shot him three times and speed off,” the sources said.
Neighbours say they suspect that the gunmen trailed him from Borno .
“He serves under a Deputy Commissioner of Police Operations, Tom Chukwu in Borno Police Command. He usually comes to Kaduna on weekends to see his immediate family members that resideat Hayin Mallam Bello,” Mr. Yusuf said.