Uproar As Custom Officer’s Stray Bullet Hits Primary Six Pupil In Katsina


There was pandemonium in Morawa village, Batagarawa local government area of Katsina State after a stray bullet by fired by custom officers allegedly hit a primary six pupil, Bello Salisu of Morawa Primary school, a government owned school.
The incident which occurred on Friday was said to have happened along Katsina – Kano road when the custom operatives were chasing smugglers conveying Rice and Second hand clothes in a J-5 and allegedly shooting sporadically.
The pupil, little Bello Salisu was hit by the stray bullets and sustained injuries on his hand, around his shoulder and neck.
Bello, who spoke to newsmen from his hospital bed in the Accident and Emergency area of General Hospital, Katsina said they were on break when they heard gunshots and ran to see what happened when he was hit by the bullets from the custom officers.

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