A retired Kaduna Polytechnic lecturer, Mr Austin Umera on Thursday, shot his spouse and killed himself over a home quarrel.
Mr. Austin, who lectured on the Division of Languages, Kaduna Polytechnic, earlier than his retirement argued together with his spouse and threatened to shoot her if she talks additional.
His son who witnessed the drama informed DAILY POST that, “it was like a joke. When my father mentioned he would shoot my mother, she couldn’t imagine him.
Hastily, I heard a gunshot. I ran to my mother to take her to a close-by hospital, after I heard the second shot. This time, it was my father that shot himself on the pinnacle. He died immediately.”
Additionally, talking, a neighbour informed DAILY POST that, “We heard gunshots from the home and we rapidly known as the emergency quantity. Instantly the policemen arrived on the residence at Kigo Highway.
Based on the supply, the police took the injured spouse to the hospital as a result of she was shot within the eyes. Whereas the lifeless physique of her husband was mendacity on the bottom. In the meantime, the corpse of the person has been deposited at Barau Dikko mortuary.
As on the time of submitting this report, the injured spouse Dr Maurin Umerah who’s a part-time lecturer on the Division of Languages, Kaduna State College remains to be receiving therapy on the 44 Military Reference Hospital Accident and Emergency Unit.
When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer ASP Mohammed Jalige, confirmed the incident. He mentioned an investigation has since commenced.