Police Command in Bauchi state has arrested a 22-year-old man, suspected to be a ritualist for the alleged grotesque homicide of his neighbour in Alkaleri Native Authorities Space (LGA) of the state.
DSP Ahmed Wakil, Police Public Relations workplace (PPRO) of the command disclosed this in an announcement on Monday in Bauchi.
Wakil stated that the Alkaleri divisional law enforcement officials arrested Hamza Musa, the 22-year-old man, for the grotesque killing of his 17-year-old neighbour, Adamu Ibrahim, at wake village, Alkaleri LGA.
“On 21/12/2020 at about 0930hrs, detectives of Alkaleri Divisional Police Headquarters arrested one Musa Hamza, who lured one Adamu Ibrahim of the identical handle into the outskirts of the village forest and killed him with a stick.
“The sufferer was beheaded, his two eyes eliminated and his physique burnt,” he stated.
The police spokesperson stated that the wrongdoer buried the physique components of his sufferer individually in a shallow grave at a close-by bush.
In accordance with him, Police investigated and exhumed all of the buried human components and took the physique components to the Normal Hospital Alkaleri for medical examination.
“We found the 2 eyes eliminated by the wrongdoer had been recovered from the principal suspect.
”The principal suspect voluntarily confessed to having dedicated the crime,” saying he was requested by a ritualist to deliver the eyes for the ritual to allow him to be wealthy.” Wakil stated.
The police spokesman additional stated they recovered one knife, One mp3 participant, one pair of rubber sneakers, and one lighter as an exhibit from the suspect.
“Investigation is on-going after which the suspect will likely be charged to court docket for prosecution and conviction,” he stated.
Wakil urged most people to be safety aware by reporting any suspicious motion of their neighbourhood.