Killing of policemen in Taraba: how i survived the shooting – survivor
The survival of the attack on policemen revealed how army killed three policemen, one civilian in Taraba state.
Soldiers of 93 battalion killed three policemen and one civilian a week ago while escorting a suspected kidnapper to a police station.
An injured police officer among the victims of the attack revealed how he survived the ordeal.
He said he watched the soldiers killed his colleagues in an execution style, even when they explained that they were policemen.
I watched how soldiers killed my colleagues in execution style, even when they explained that they were policemen. he said; My escape from death was God’s divine intervention.
According to vanguard, the officer Said;
We had succeeded in arresting the kidnap kingpin. His legs and hands were cuffed and we put him in our vehicle as we drove off.
We passed the first and second check points successfully.
Besides, when going, we greeted the soldiers at the check points and even offered one of them doughnut.
But when we got to the third check point, we discovered that a military Hilux van was following us. We were not driving fast.
we were even waiting for them to overtake us when all of a sudden, they opened fire on our vehicle.
In the process, the vehicle somersaulted, a bullet hit me in the leg.
But I struggled to run into the bush with some of my colleagues.
From a distance, I watched how soldiers killed my colleagues in execution style, even when they explained that they were policemen.
Thereafter, one of them said they should comb the bush for those that ran inside.
I crawled in pains, and tried to hide but they caught up with me.
One o f them said they should shoot me dead, that if they left me alive, I would speak out.
But a Lieutenant among them said they should take me to the hospital.
I commend him because for his counter order, I would have been killed as well.
By then, villagers had come out and started videoing the process.
One of them even said it would be unwise to kill me since the villagers were also videoing the scene with their phones.
I also saw when the soldiers carried the arrested suspect into their Hilux van and drove off.’