Police Arrest Alleged Killers of Husband, Wife in Bauchi

Police Arrest Alleged Killers of Husband, Wife in Bauchi

The Bauchi Police Command has arrested three suspected killers of one Shuaibu Mohammed, his wife Adama Dahiru, and abducted their four children – three boys and one female.

The crime was committed at Kusi village in Bauchi LGA in October 2016, the State Police Command Public Relations Officer, Haruna Mohammed said.

According to him, the suspects are Sambo Bala, Alhassan Adam and Umar Maidawa. They were arrested at Yuga village in the Toro LGA after gathering quality intelligent information.

The PPRO told our correspondent that the four children were released by their abductors after the payment of N500, 000 ransom.

Mohammed, a Superintendent of Police, said, “You will recall that sometime in October 2016, gunmen stormed Kusi village in Bauchi LGA and killed one Shuaibu Mohammed, his wife Adama Dahiru, and abducted four children – three boys and one female.

According to him, the suspects also dispossessed one Salmanu Habu of Dumi village of his motorcycle.

“They used the motorcycle to convey their hostages to Yuga Forest in the Toro LGA.

“The exhibits recovered from the suspect include one single-barreled gun and firearm components, two mobile phones and N4,190.”

The police are carrying out thorough investigation on the matter to apprehend those who had been perpetrating crime in the community.