A police sergeant attached to Squadron 11 of the Police Mobile Force in Calabar, Cross River State, Williams Inah , has shot dead an air force officer.
Eyewitnesses said the incident happened at the Automatic Teller Machine section of the Unity Bank branch on Marian Road in Calabar on Wednesday .
Inah , who was on guard duty, was said to have fired his gun in self -defence when some customers attacked him .
A source said that a bullet from the policeman ’ s gun hit one of the eight Nigerian Air Force officers in plain clothes , who were among the bank customers at the ATM point .
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Irene Ugbo, who confirmed the incident , said , “ Our personnel heard a rowdy noise around the ATM and went there to find out what was happening .
“ On getting there , he was attacked by bank customers and in a bid to defend himself , he released a bullet , which hit the air force personnel .