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Published On: Thu, Feb 15th, 2018

Bauchi: Police nab 4 over killing of filling station manager

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From Ahmad Mohammed, Bauchi

Bauchi State Police Command has arrested four suspected armed robbers including a female in connection with the killing of a Filling Station Manager, Usman Suleiman.
The Police Public Relations Officer ,PPRO of the Command Deputy Superintendent of Police DSP Kamal Datti Abubakar disclosed this Wednesday when he paraded the suspects before journalists at the Police Headquarters in Bauchi.
He said that, the suspect attacked and killed the manager at KAMS Universal Concept Filling Station along Bauchi-Jos road.
Datti explained that the four suspects also grievously wounded one Mohammed Salisu, 25, of Gutu village in Bauchi Local Government and robbed them of their of GSM hand sets.
He said the handsets robbed from the victims includes Tecno T401, one LG Mobile and Samsung SA.
Police Spokesman said “Following a discreet investigation by the operatives attached to State Intelligence Bureau (SIB) of the command, the following suspects were arrested in connection with the case, Onyeka David aka Swag “m” 27 years, Onyeka Okeke “m” 34 years, Happy Henry “m” 32 years and Grace Otopa “f” 24 years.
One of the suspects, Onyeka David who confessed to the crime said they stormed the area hoping to get money from the sales attendance.
He said that Grace, the female suspect was the one they sent on surveillance even before carrying out the attack.
“We didn’t not shoot the manager, we only beats him. It was later we discovered that he had died but our leader is now at large because they have arrested us,” .
Similarly the Command have arrested two suspected burglars who broke into the shop of a Physically Challenged person called Auwal Rabiu in Yashi village in Alkaleri LG and stole many GSM phones and accessories belonging to his customers which they brought for charging.
The PPRO said that the suspects, Abubakar Mohammed of Nasarawa Jahun Bauchi and Yahuza Adamu of Bara village in Kirfi LG were arrested by the operatives attached to X-squad.
He said both suspects confessed to the crime while exhibits recovered from them includes, 35 GSM phones of different types as well as accessories.

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