Po­lice nab farmer for al­legedly killing neigh­bour

The Punch - - NEWS -

he Niger state Po­lice Com­mand on satur­day dis­closed the ar­rest of 27-year-old Mo­hammed isa of Do­gon Ruwa vil­lage in the Bosso Lo­cal Gov­ern­ment Area of the state for al­legedly killing his neigh­bour, umaru Abubakar (30), with a lo­cal­ly­made gun.

the state Com­mis­sioner of Po­lice, Mr usman Adamu, who dis­closed this to the News Agency of Nige­ria in Minna, said around 6:30pm on De­cem­ber 5, the cat­tle of Abubakar, a Fu­lani cat­tle rearer en­tered and caused mis­chief in the farm of the sus­pect.

He said isa shot the cat­tle rearer at the farm.

He said, “the vic­tim was rushed to Minna Gen­eral Hos­pi­tal where he was con­firmed dead by med­i­cal per­son­nel on duty.”

the com­mis­sioner said the po­lice com­mand had com­menced in­ves­ti­ga­tion into the mat­ter af­ter which the sus­pect would be charged.

He warned peo­ple against tak­ing the law into their hands.

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