June 17, 2024

June 17, 2024

Yobe: Police Detain Nine Ssuspects Over Culpable Homicide

The Yobe State Police Command said its operatives have arrested nine suspects for culpable homicide in two separate incidents within Damaturu, the state capital.

The command through its Public Relations Officer, DSP Dungus Abdulkarim, disclosed this in a statement issued on Sunday and made available to newsmen in Damaturu.

DSP Abdulkarim noted one of the incidents occurred on March 29, 2024, at about 6:30 pm when the operatives of Area Command received a distress call from one Mohammed Sani of Nayi-Nawa Ward that one Muhammed Muhammed stabbed his 19-year-old son Hashimu Mohammed with a knife after a heated argument.

He added that, the victim lost blood and died before reaching the hospital, disclosing that the culprit fled and was later arrested.

“In a similar vein, on 3rd April 2024 at about 2100hrs, another distress called from one Usman Abba of Nayi-Nawa Ward was intercepted that, on the same date at about 20:45hrs, a gang of youth between the age of 17 and 20 years old, all of Nayi-Nawa Ward, about nine in number, carried out a mob action on his son, one Mamman Usman 17-year-old brutally beaten and stabbed him with a knife and died on the spot .

“Currently, eight of the culprits were arrested while Police are on the pursuit of one of the fleeing culprits,” he said.

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