It was shocking revelation , as the police explained the killing of three policemen and severe injuries on other personnel after Nigerian soldiers opened fire on a police team in Taraba . The police made this shocking revelation on Wednesday .
In a swift reaction,the assistant police Felix Adolije, superintendent, led the officers to the state to arrest a suspected kidnap kingpin whom the police identified as ‘Alhaji Hamisu.’
The police officers “came under sudden attack and serious shooting by soldiers of the Nigerian Army,” police spokesperson, Frank Mba, said in a statement.
Recording to him,the officers were taking Mr Hamisu to the Command Headquarters in Jalingo when the soldiers opened fire on them “despite sufficient proof that they are police personnel on legitimate duty,” the police said.
In the same scenario , civilian was also killed alongside the inspector and two sergeants by the soldiers, while an undisclosed number of others sustained injuries.
Meanwhile,the incident occurred along Ibi-Jalingo Road, police said. The officers were of the Intelligence Response Team (IRT).