Suspected gunmen have ambushed the convoy of the Assistant Inspector General of Police, Zone 12 Audu Madaki, injuring him and killing one of his escorts.

The incident was said to have occurred on Tuesday around 2:30 pm between Barde and Jagindi area in Kaduna State while on their way to Abuja from Bauchi.

The AIG is said to be receiving treatment at an undisclosed hospital.

However, details are still sketchy on why the AIG’s convoy was attacked.

When contacted Zonal Police Public Relations Officer, Thomas Gni did not pick up his calls before he ended up switching off his phone.