An unnamed policeman was on Tuesday found dead at 5am around SCOA motors in Unguwan Shanu area of Kaduna state, Daily Trust has gathered.
Our correspondent reports that the policeman was shot three times in his chest, stomach and shoulder.
Sources in the area alleged that he encountered some armed robbers on the way home to New Barracks where he resides from his duty post when he met his death.
A member of the community who pleaded anonymity said, “We found the body when we came out of our houses for morning prayers and quickly alerted the police.
“Many people are assuming that he encountered some armed robbers coming back from an operation, who shot him and took away his gun.”
When contacted, the Police Relationship Officer, ASP Mukhtar Aliyu confirmed the incident.
He promised to get back to this correspondent on details of the incident but did not the time of filing the report.