There is outrage in Jos as Hezekiah Paul, a student of University of Jos was shot dead yesterday by an agent of the Department of State Security.
Hezekiah was on a three months Industrial attachment in a shop on Ahmadu Bello Way of Jos when was shot dead by the officer. The officer and some others had come to arrest one John Dan whose offence has not been disclosed. On sighting the gun wielding DSS officers, Paul out of fear and apprehension attempted to run but a DSS official chased him and shot him at close range.
An attempt by the STF officers in front of JEDC office in Ahmadu Bello way to question the rationale behind the shooting was rebuffed by the DSS officials who took the victim to JUTH from where he was rushed to Plateau Hospital where unfortunately, he gave up the ghost.