Gunmen invade school, kill teacher in Nasarawa


 

Suspected armed robbers have shot to death a teacher in Government Science Secondary School Nassarawa-Eggon, Nasarawa State, Mr Auta Nasela.

The attack occurred at about 8:00 pm on Saturday.

According to a staff of the school who pleaded anonymity, the gunmen gained entrance into the school premises and went straight to the residence of the deceased, demanding money.

The source told NAN that the deceased ran to his neighbour’s apartment, but was pursued and shot by one of the gunmen.

He said that another staff member of the school, Mr Timothy Malle was also shot but survived the attack, adding that he was rushed to the hospital for medical attention.

DSP Ramhan Nansel, Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, who confirmed the incident said it was a case of armed robbery.

“Yesterday around 8:45 pm, a distress call was received from GSS Nassarawa-Eggon that hoodlums invaded the residence of one Auta Nasela.

“When they gained entrance, they started demanding for money but the man escaped to his neighbour’s house, but one of the hoodlums followed him and shot him.

“He was rushed to the General Hospital Nasarawa-Eggon by the police, but unfortunately died while receiving treatment,” Nansel added.

Bandele added that investigations had commenced and the perpetrators will be brought to book.

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