Audu Madaki, the Assistant Inspector General of Police for Zone 12 with headquarters in Bauchi, was attacked by gunmen believed to be terrorists, who also killed one of his police guards and injured Madaki.
It was learned that the AIG was traveling from Bauchi State to Abuja when he was ambushed and attacked by the alleged terrorists.
The attack was said to have happened between Barde and Jagindi area of Bauchi at about 2.30pm on Tuesday, August 2.
A source at the Zone 12 headquarters told PUNCH that Madaki was shot at and injured during the attack while his orderly was shot dead.
The AIG is said to be receiving treatment at an undisclosed hospital while security has been beefed up around the Zone.
Another source revealed that armed Police personnel had been drafted to the area to comb the bush in order to fish out the terrorists.
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