After the reported killing of one Abdulhakeem Bauchi by unknown persons and recovery of the decomposed body, the police have arrested suspects involved in the murder.
A statement signed by PPRO Bauchi State Police Command, SP Haruna Mohammed informed that exhibits were recovered from those arrested.
“Through discreet investigation by Police detectives attached to Anti kidnapping unit of the Command, the following syndicate have been arrested for allegedly perpetrating the dastardly act,
1.Micheal Sansai male aged 23 years of Rafin zurfi Area of Yelwa.
2.Samuel Uzima male aged 24 years of Yelwa,
3.William Yakubu male, aged 28 years of Shadawanka Barracks,Bauchi and,
4.Dauda Akanni male and 26 years of Yelwa area of Bauchi State respectively.”
The statement informed that preliminary investigations revealed that the principal suspect Michael Sansai is a member of the Black Axe Confraternity, Secret cult group.
Exhibits recovered so far include one black Nokia 225 belonging to the deceased, seven wraps of dry leaves suspected to be Indian hemp, torn clothes of the deceased and a sim card and other incriminating items.
The statement further said that the case is under investigation to ascertain actual motive behind the act and efforts are being intensified to apprehend other fleeing accomplices after which suspects would be charged to Court.
The police also arrested suspected ritualists for killing one Bala Abdulkadir Bulama male, aged 60yrs of Unguwan Fada in Toro LGA of Bauchi. The suspects after the killing removed some organs of the victim including his head and penis
Discreet investigation by Police detectives led to the arrest of the following syndicate who voluntarily confessed to have committed the act; Abdullahi Dalhatu male, aged 50yrs Dangi Dalhatu male, 56yrs Ladi Bala female, aged 45yrs all of Tudun Wada via Tilden Fulani and Fadan Toro respectively.