A bus driver has reportedly been killed by a Kaduna State Traffic Law Enforcement Agency (KASTLEA) Marshal along Akilu road, Unguwar Sarki, Kaduna State.
This incident happened on Friday evening during a minor argument over vehicle particulars between the two.
A passenger in the bus told newsmen that the vehicle was returning from Kawo with passengers when the KASTLEA officers stopped it and demanded vehicle particulars, which was immediately provided.
He said, one thing led to another and an argument ensued and eventually led to a fight.
He said, the deceased was hit with a stick during the argument and he died immediately.
He said as soon as the young man fell down, the KASTLEA agents left the scene for fear of being attacked by angry drivers
Confirming the incident, Kaduna Kaduna State Police Command Public Relations Officer, ASP Mohammed Jalige, said the Commissioner of Police Mudassiru Abdullahi had ordered the arrest of those behind the incident.
He added that the police will commence a full investigation.
He said, ”there was an altercation between KASTLEA and some drivers. They beat him and he was rushed to a hospital where he died. So, the drivers decided to block the main road in protest but we stopped them.
The General Manager KASTLEA Corps, Marshal Garba Yahaya Rimi, said he is yet to receive the full details of the incident.
Kaduna bus driver allegedly killed by KASTLEA officer