Man commits murder over fowls

Police arrest man for killing another over fowls

Enyioha Opara

The Niger State Police Command , on Saturday, said it had arrested 23 – year -old Sunday Jamilu Abubakar of Babako village in Wushishi Local Government Area for murder .

Abubakar was reportedly trailed and arrested by a team of policemen, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state , Bala Elkana , told SUNDAY PUNCH at his office in Minna .

According to Elkana , the suspect was arrested for killing one Ibrahim Gyagyah , who “ prevented him from stealing two fowls that did not belong to him . ”

The suspect , amid the heated argument , was said to have used a cutlass to hit the victim on the head leading to instant death , before the body was dumped in a river .

The PPRO said the operatives discovered the victim ’ s body at the bank of the river and arrested the suspect , who was said to have confessed to the crime.

Elkana said , “ We have had enough of these wicked acts in the state . We will continue to deal with them till they change to better people in the society . ’’

Elkana stated that the suspect would be charged to court upon conclusion of investigation .
Source: The Punch

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