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Two Suspects Beat 25-year-old Man To Death For 'Resisting Attempt To Snatch His Wife' In Bauchi

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Two suspects, Auwalu Idi and Habibu Buba, have been arrested by the Bauchi State Police Command for the alleged murder of a man identified as Ibrahim Ahmadu, in the Shira Local Government Area of the state.

 

Spokesperson of the command, SP Ahmed Mohammed Wakil, who disclosed this in a statement on Thursday, November 2, 2023, said the suspects beat Ahmadu to death after he resisted their attempt to snatch his wife, Amina Sani.

 

“On 19/10/2023 at about 200hrs information was received from a good Samaritan that some group of Fulani conducting a Maulud procession at Bazai village via Shira LGA where one Auwalu Idi ‘m’ aged 20yrs and Habibu Buba ‘m’ aged 20yrs all of the same address while on their way coming back home from the procession they met one Ibrahim Ahmadu ‘m’ aged 25yrs of same address together with his wife, Amina Sani by the roadside,” the PPRO stated.

     

 “The suspects attempted to snatch the wife from her matrimonial husband “Ibrahim Ahmadu” now deceased but he resisted, consequently, the defendants insisted and gang-up against him and beat him up with sticks on the forehead, as a result, he sustained internal injury.

     

“On receipt of the report, a team of detectives led by DPO Yana swiftly swung into action, rushed to the scene, and evacuated the victim to General Hospital Yana for medical attention, later on, he was certified dead by a medical doctor.

     

“Besides, all the suspects were arrested. During interrogation, the defendants freely confessed to having committed the crime.”

     

The suspects will be charged to court upon completion of the investigation”
, the spokesperson added.