The attack which occurred on Monday night, also left a neighbour to the police officer, injured.
It was gathered that the bandits in large number stormed the home of the police officer, shooting indiscriminately while residents of the area scampered for safety.
According to the police officer, his house was the target of the hoodlums, adding that the bandits riddled his house with bullets.
Aliyu while confirming the attack, said, “One Abubakar Aliyu was killed while an elderly man, Abubakar, was shot in the chest and has been rushed to hospital.
“My house was full of people numbering more than 20, including my friend who arrived from Egypt, my aged mother and my siblings.
“When I heard shootings, I opened my entrance door thinking it was police officers on patrol, but I saw three people holding guns and I quickly went back in and shut the door then locked it.”
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