A soldier connected to 243 Recce Battalion Ibereko, Badagry, LCP Mahmud Sulaiman, dedicated suicide by taking pictures himself lifeless after he shot lifeless a customs officer on the Oloko checkpoint, Gbaji on Badagry-Seme expressway on Wednesday, June 2.
In keeping with stories, the soldier unintentionally shot the Customs officer when his personal staff chief tried to retrieve a gun from him after he seen Sulaiman was appearing unusual.
Within the technique of retrieving the cocked weapon from him, which he resisted, he unintentionally fired a shot and the stray bullet hit one Inspector of Customized, C.N Walter. The customs officer, who was connected to Seme Border Space Command, was rushed to Badagry Basic Hospital for therapy.
However sadly, the customs officer died at about 6:40 a.m. on Thursday within the hospital. Subsequently, Sulaiman additionally shot himself and died on the spot”an eyewitness stated
Sulaiman, who was just lately redeployed to the Ibereko Battalion from the Theater of Operation within the North-East, had been behaving abnormally since assumption of responsibility in Badagry.
“He at all times cock his AK 47 rifle totally loaded with ammunition, an motion that made his Staff Chief to report the matter to the Commanding Officer of 243 Recce Battalion, Col. Nicholas Rume, the place he was serving.
“The commanding officer instantly ordered for the retrieval of the weapon from him” an officer stated
Whereas confirming the incident, the Customs Public Relations Officer in Seme border, Abdulahi Hussiain, stated the scenario has been introduced beneath management.