The police officer was killed while protecting the engineer in Kano. A police officer was killed when gunmen abducted a German engineer, Michael Cremza, in Kano state on Monday, April 16, 2018.According to a report by Premium Times, the gunmen in a black VW Golf shot and killed the police officer as he was protecting the engineer, a staff of Dantata and Sawoe construction company.Abubakar Muhammad, security personnel in charge of securing Dantata and Sawoe’s equipment, said the incident happened on Monday morning.”The three gunmen started shooting sporadically immediately they arrived and shot the mobile policeman attached to the abducted engineer. A stray bullet also hit a truck driver in the area,” he said.The spokesperson of the Kano State Police Command, Magaji Majia, told Premium Times that the officer killed was a police sergeant. “The Police Commissioner Rabiu Yusuf has since deployed powerful team of operatives and detectives to cordon the axis with a view to arresting the culprits and rescue the victim. Manhunt of the abductors is ongoing,” he said.