Gunmen kill retired Air force officer, grandson
Kaduna State Police Command has confirmed the killing of a retired Airforce officer, Air Vice Marshal Muhammed Maisaka and his grandson in the state.
Maisaka and his grandson were killed by gunmen suspected to be bandits in Rigasa area of Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
The command’s Public Relations Officer, Mohammed Jalige said the gateman of the deceased sustained injuries from the attack.
He explained that the body of the retired officer has been evacuated to the hospital while the gateman has been rushed to the hospital for treatment.
The police spokesman appealed to Kaduna residents to assist security agencies with useful and timely information that could lead to the arrest of the perpetrators of the dastardly act.
While the identity of Maisaka killers remains unknown, residents said the attack could be a clear case of assassination.
Maisaka’s inlaw and an eyewitness said the bandits first went to the boys’ quarters where they picked his physiotherapist, a Nigeria Airforce personnel and forced him to lead them into the main house where the deceased was.
Bala added that the attackers left the house without stealing anything or threatening anyone further.