Men of the Bauchi State Police Command have arrested an 18-year-old man identified as Kabiru Ahmed for allegedly stabbing another man to death over a girlfriend.
The spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Ahmed Wakil, said in a statement released that a resident of the state reported the matter to the police.
“On November 11, 2020, about 9.45pm, a distress call was received from a good Samaritan that one Hamza Usman (23) of Anguwar Mahaukata, Bauchi went to the house of his girlfriend by the name Ramlat Shehu (not real name), 15, of the same address. He was attacked and stabbed in his chest by one Kabiru Ahmed, 18, of Karofi.
As a result of the bleeding, he was rushed to the hospital for medical examination. There, a doctor certified him dead. On receipt of the information, a team of policemen was drafted to the scene and the principal suspect, Kabiru Ahmed, was arrested.” Wakil said.
He stated that the suspect confessed to the crime and alleged that one Abdul aka Walplay and Waleed aka Bandi, were his accomplices. Wakil said efforts are currently being made to arrest the accomplices and that the matter has been transferred to the Special Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for discreet investigation.