Tragedy struck in Katsina, Friday, when persons suspected to be armed Robbers, reportedly killed an Auditor with Universal Basic Commission (UBEC), Bala Mashi.
It was gathered that Mashi, a fifty three year old official of the Commission was said to have ran into armed robbers who blocked road closed to Danjanku village along Malumfashi-Dayi road, in Malumfashi Local Government area of the state.
The armed men were said to have shot him and when he fell down, the men ran away, leaving the scene of the incidence with many passengers in state of utter bewilderness.
A source told our correspondent that the late Mashi was the only person killed by the heavily armed men. The murdered Mashi was survived by one wife and 7 children.
He was buried according to Islamic rites at Abbattoir Grave Yard in Katsina metropolis.