3 ar­rested over killing of vil­lage head

Daily Trust - - DIGEST - From Rakiya A. Muham­mad, Sokoto

Three sus­pects have been ar­rested by the po­lice in Sokoto over the killing of a vil­lage head, Al­haji Ibrahim Ardi Bi­jeje of Zam­farawa, Goronyo Lo­cal Govern­ment Area of the state.

The vil­lage head was al­legedly killed in front of his house in last Mon­day, Au­gust 7, 2017 be­tween 5 and 5:30 am.

He was said to have come out for the morn­ing prayer when he was re­port­edly at­tacked and killed by the as­sailants.

Daily Trust learnt that noth­ing was taken away from the vic­tim.

The Po­lice Pub­lic Re­la­tions Of­fi­cer, Sokoto Com­mand Supol Ibrahim Abaras, who con­firmed this to Daily Trust in Sokoto, said in­ves­ti­ga­tion was still on.

“Three sus­pects are with us. We are still in­ves­ti­gat­ing the mat­ter,” he said, adding that the sus­pects would be charged to court af­ter in­ves­ti­ga­tion.

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