Nasarawa State Police Commissioner Orders Probe into Fatal Supermarket Attack, Four Shoppers Killed

Nasarawa State Police Launch Investigation into Fatal Supermarket Assault

The Commissioner of Police for Nasarawa State, Umar Nadada, has ordered a comprehensive investigation into a tragic incident at a supermarket near Mararaba in the Karu Local Government Area.

The attack, which led to the deaths of four shoppers, prompted swift action from law enforcement.

Brutal Assault at Supermarket

Reports confirmed that around 8:45 p.m. on Tuesday, four armed assailants launched an attack on the Wisdom supermarket at Adehi, Karu. During the assault, the attackers indiscriminately fired at customers, resulting in the tragic deaths of four individuals.

Official Confirmation and Directives

Ramhan Nansel, the Nasarawa police spokesperson, verified the incident, highlighting that one of the deceased individuals possessed an identity card from the Central Bank of Nigeria, as seen in a video captured post-incident.

Commissioner’s Response and Investigation

Confirming the brutal attack, Nansel revealed that the Commissioner of Police, Umar Nadada, has directed the Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of the State Criminal Investigative Department (SCID) to lead a thorough investigation into the matter. The directive emphasizes the urgency and seriousness with which law enforcement is treating the incident.

Ongoing Inquiry and Future Updates

Nasel assured that the police would conduct a comprehensive investigation, with the results to be disclosed as the inquiry progresses.

The bodies of the deceased have been deposited at the Maraba Medical Centre as part of the investigative process. The directive underscores the commitment of the police force to unveil the circumstances surrounding this tragic event.

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