The attorneys of the household of a fruit vendor just lately killed by a trigger-happy soldier in Gusau, Zamfara State, have demanded N200 million as compensation.
They requested the Minister of Defence to direct the Nigerian Military to pay his household the N200 million.
The solicitors additionally urged the Military to punish the killer in accordance with the legal guidelines of the land, Punch stories.
The fruit vendor, Abdulkadir Musa, was shot lifeless by a gunman suspected to be a soldier for refusing to permit him to go away along with his bunch of bananas with out paying for it
The agency of M. B. Idris & Co in a letter dated June 8, 2021, and signed by Bello Idris Galadi, acknowledged, “As solicitors to the household of the late Abdulkadir Musa (Mai Ayaba) of Gusau, Zamfara State, on whose behalf and agency directions we write to you herein, it’s possible you’ll want to be notified that on Sunday, Might 9, 2021, round 5pm, two troopers in mufti visited Abdulkadir at his store situated on the Hayin Buba junction, Bye-pass Street, Gusau, and priced a bunch of bananas.
“You might want to be told that an argument erupted between the 2 troopers and the deceased over the value of the bunch of bananas; thereafter, a grievance was lodged in opposition to the troopers on the Gusau Police Space Command upon which three cops rushed to the scene and disposed off the case.
“Retrospectively, the cops urged the troopers to present the deceased N500 for the bananas they purchased, which they did, as if the case was over, just for the troopers to return in a few minutes with two firearms and considered one of them shot Abdulkadir within the chest and he died a couple of minutes later.
“It might curiosity you to know that despite the fact that the troopers escaped instantly after the killing, they had been subsequently arrested and are at present present process interrogation by each the Military authorities in Zamfara State and the police command.”
The agency referred to as on the Chief of Military Employees to make sure the household is compensated, saying its breadwinner was murdered by the troopers with none purpose.
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