Police arrest applicant over murder
Police in Gombe State have arrested a 26-year-old applicant, Job Danladi, for allegedly killing his friend and stealing his motorcycle.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Fwaje Atajiri, stated this in an interview with newsmen in Gombe yesterday.
Atajiri said the suspect had requested the deceased, one Peter Mela, to convey him on his motorcycle from Billiri town to Kufai village for a N150 fare.
He said that during the trip, the suspect used a machete to kill his victim and took the motorcycle to Ayaba village.
He said the suspect was arrested following police investigation and that the suspect has confessed to the crime. He added that the suspect would be charged to court after investigation is completed.
Atajiri also told newsmen that another suspect, Nura Sambo, conspired with one Ibrahim Kumo alias Runi, both of Billiri town, to snatch a vehicle. He said that the owner of the vehicle, Pada Stephen, raised an alarm which attracted the attention of policemen on patrol. He said Kumo escaped but that Sambo is assisting the police in their investigation.
Atajiri said a sub-machine gun was recovered from the suspect. ( NAN)