A Vehicle Inspector Officer, VIO, has been killed by an angry mob in Mariga Local Government Area of Niger State on Thursday October 3.
Report has it that the VIO officer tried to stop three Fulani youths namely Malami Mohammed, Juli Musa and Dawa Ali, who were riding an unregistered motorcycle.
Refusing to stop, the youths sped off with the VIO officer chasing them. Unfortunately, they ran into a trailer with registration No. FKJ 512 XW.
They were crushed to death by the trailer which was coming from Tegina- Kampani Bobi area.
This angered a gathering mob who chased the VIO officer into a Kampani Bobi police station where they ended up lynching him.