Richard Ginika Izuora
A 22-year-old man has been arrested after he allegedly murdered his 17-year-old neighbour for ritual purposes in Bauchi.
The Bauchi Police Command said Hamza Musa killed his neighbour in Alkaleri Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.
DSP Ahmed Wakil, Police Public Relations office (PPRO) of the command disclosed this in a statement on Monday in Bauchi.
Wakil said that the Alkaleri Divisional Police officers arrested Hamza Musa, for the gruesome killing of his 17-year-old neighbour, Adamu Ibrahim, at wake village, Alkaleri LGA.
“On 21/12/2020 at about 0930hrs; detectives of Alkaleri Divisional Police Headquarters arrested one Musa Hamza.
He reportedly lured one Adamu Ibrahim of the same address into the outskirts of the village forest and killed him with a stick.
“The victim was beheaded, his two eyes removed and his body burnt,” he said.
The police spokesperson said that the culprit buried the body parts of his victim separately in a shallow grave at a nearby bush.