A 16-year-old boy identified as Uzairu Salisu is currently battling for his life after he had his eyes plucked out by his boss in Bauchi state.
Confirming the incident in a statement released by the Bauchi state Police command spokesperson, SP Ahmed Mohammed Wakili, the incident, which occurred in the Dutsen Jira area of Yelwa area in Bauchi state, was reported to the police by the village head.
It’s alleged that the victim was lured to a farm for a menial job when the employer, Ibrahim, used a cable wire to strangle the victim and remove his two eyes.
The statement read in part,
“Preliminary investigation reveals that the victim’s name is Uzairu Salisu ‘M’ of kwanan Gulmammu Jahun Quarters.
The victim stated that One Ibrahim of Rafin Zurfi whom he knows for some time lured him to the Bush for a menial job on his farm, The suspect Ibrahim used a cable wire to strangulate the victim and remove his two eyes.”
According to the police spokesperson, the victim is currently in the Abubakar Tafawabalewa Teaching Hospital Bauchi (ATBUTH) receiving medical attention while efforts are being made to arrest the suspect.
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