The Bauchi State Police Command has arrested a 22-year-old man suspected to be a ritualist for alleged grotesque homicide of his neighbour in Alkaleri Local Government Area of the state.
DSP Ahmed Wakil, Police Public Relations administrative center of the command, disclosed this in a announcement on Monday.
Wakil referred to operatives or Alkaleri Divisional Police Headquarters arrested Hamza Musa for the grotesque killing of his 17-year-old neighbour, Adamu Ibrahim, at wake village, Alkaleri LGA.
He said: “On 21st of December, 2020 at about 09:30hrs, detectives of Alkaleri Divisional Police Headquarters, arrested one Musa Hamza, who lured one Adamu Ibrahim of the equal address into the outskirts of the village woodland and killed him with a stick.
“The sufferer was once as soon as once beheaded, his two eyes eliminated and his physique burnt.”
The police spokesperson referred to the wrongdoer buried the physique factors of his sufferer one after the distinct in a shallow grave at a close with the resource of bush.
According to Wakil, Police investigated and exhumed all the buried human components and took the physique elements to the General Hospital, Alkaleri for scientific examination.
He said: “We placed the two eyes eliminated with the useful resource of the offender were recovered from the essential suspect.
“The most crucial suspect voluntarily confessed to having devoted the crime.”
Wakil stated Hamza cautioned policemen he used to be requested by the use of way of a ritualist to convey the eyes for ritual to allow him get rich.
The police spokesman in addition cited they recovered one knife, One mp3 player, one pair of rubber sneakers and one lighter as exhibits from the suspect.
“Investigation is on-going after which the suspect will be charged to courtroom docket for prosecution and conviction,” he stated
Wakil cautioned the conventional public to be safety conscious with the useful resource of reporting any suspicious motion in their neighbourhood.