Dutse, Nigeria – The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has shot two people over their attempt to obstruct their operation in the Ringim Local Government Area of Jigawa State.
According to information at hand, Police Spokesman DSP Lawan Shiisu Adam who confirmed the incident to Daily Post said the incident happened on Saturday evening at Gidan Lage village when angry youths attempted to prevent the joint border patrol team from conducting the operation in the area.
He said during the operations, many bags of foreign rice were recovered.
Shiisu explained that youths from the village had gathered and attempted to stop the officers from conducting the operation.
He explained that as a result the officers fired some bullets at the protesters and two people were shot and sustained injuries.
Shiisu said police rushed to the scene of the crime and conveyed the victims to Gabasawa hospital in Kano State for medical attention.