A community Police Assistant with the Buipe police command in the Central Gonja district of the Savannah Region, Mr Salisu Lampo has been gun down by a a Fulani herdsman at Lingbinkura near Buipe on Thursday 20th January, 2022.

A relative of the deceased Adam Mbonwura who spoke to Bole based Nkilgi Fm said the deceased was shot after he picked a Police CID officer on his motorbike and met the alleged suspect who is on the wanted list of the police involving an alleged killing of a man some weeks back.

According to Adam Mbonwura on reaching Lingbinkura near Buipe the deceased and the CID spotted the Fulani man and the CID officer got down to allow the deceased flexibility to follow the Fulani man. Adam said the deceased succeeded in crossing the suspect Fulani man with the motorbike but he (Fulani man) pulled a pistol and shot him on the chest and he died instantly.

The body the deceased has since been laid to rest in accordance with Islamic laws whilst the suspect is on the run.

The Central Gonja Police Command are yet to comment on the incident.

Source: nkilgifmonline.com