The Police Command in Yobe has revealed that it had arrested four suspects in connection with the killing of one Hassan Abubakar, who was a staff of a commercial bank.
The Command’s Spokesman, ASP Dungus Abdulkarim, revealed this in a statement in Damaturu on Monday, July 26 where he gave the identities of the suspects as, Umar Shaibu, 21, Tajjuddeen Taufiq, 20, Ismail Mohammed, 17, and Bulama Modu, 17.
He stated that the suspects were apprehended following a report by a colleague of the deceased, Abubakar Musa, who said that Hassan didn’t report for duty and efforts to trace his whereabouts proved abortive.
“Consequently, detectives swung into action and his home and premises were searched and bl*od stains were observed on the floor with some iron rods covered with blood, probably used in the commission of the offence. On July 24, 2021 the principal suspect, Shaibu, who happened to be the house help of the victim, was arrested while carting away valuable items from the victim’s house.
Upon interrogations, he confessed to the crime, stating that on July 22, 2021, he and three other suspects attacked the victim in his house. They robbed him of money but ended up killing the victim, buried the corpse in the compound and fled. The following day, they began to sell the property until they were eventually nabbed by the police,” Abulkarim explained.