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Kaduna police arrest KASTLEA officer who beat motorist to death


An official of Kaduna State Traffic Law Enforcement Agency(KASTLEA) who confronted and beat a‎ driver to death along the Ali Akilu Road, in the Ungwan Sarki metropolis yesterday, February 4, has been arrested by the police. The state Commissioner of Police, Mudassiru Abdullahi ordered the arrest as confirmed by the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, ASP Mohammad Jalige.

According to Eyewitnesses, the incident which occurred around 4pm, led to heavy traffic jam around the Ungwan Sarki area of the state. It was then discovered that the deceased was hit with a stick during the hit of the argument.

Insidegistblog gathered that as soon as the driver fell down, the KASTLEA officer ran away from the scene for fear of being attacked by angry youths. Commenting about the incident, Jalige said the police has begun full investigation. He said;

There was a serious argument between KASTLEA and some drivers. They beat him and was rushed to a hospital where he died. So, the drivers decided to block the main road in protest but we stopped them.”


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