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Crime Updated: March 29, 2024

Bauchi: Teenager stabs friend to death

By Rasheed Olajide Awoniyi
March 29, 2024
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In Bauchi State's Ningi Local Government Area, 15-year-old Adamu Isa, the son of a retired police officer, has reportedly stabbed by his friend, Abubakar Isa to death.

According to reports, the event occurred on March 27 after the friends had a violent fight.

Allnews.ng gathered that the latest tragedy occurred just two days after a 16-year-old kid attacked and killed a 25-year-old man in another town in Bauchi State.

Allnews.ng learned that the suspect allegedly stabbed the deceased in the neck near the throat with a knife, resulting in his sudden death before reaching the hospital.

However, the circumstances surrounding the fight remain unclear.

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SP Ahmed Wakili, the spokesman for the Bauchi State Police Command, verified the event on Friday, telling journalists that on that day, the Ningi Police Division got a distress call from retired DSP Kasuwa Isa, who lives behind the INEC headquarters in Ningi.

According to Wakil, Isa said that his 15-year-old son, Adamu Isa, was stabbed in the neck with a knife by Abubakar Isah, also 15, who resides behind the NEPA office in Ningi.

“On receiving the complaint, the DPO of Ningi Division led a team of detectives to the scene of the incident and evacuated the victim to the General Hospital in Ningi, where he was certified dead by a medical doctor,” he stated.

Wakil further stated that the suspect, Abubakar Isa, has been apprehended and is in police custody pending an inquiry into the matter.

Meanwhile, the Bauchi State command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), has returned N1.6 million to the families of three persons who lost their lives in a ghastly motor accident in the state.

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The Sector Commander, Mr Patrick Ikaba, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Bauchi.

He said personnel of the Corps recovered the money during a rescue operation on three passengers who died in an accident which occurred on Saturday at Rinji village along Bauchi – Jos road in Toro Local Government Area of the state.

Ikaba said the accident involved a Mercedes Benz and a commercial Opel Vectra vehicle, where three males and a female lost their lives and three others sustained varying degrees of injuries.

The Commander said the personnel on the rescue mission recovered N1.6 million from the bodies of three deceased persons.

“In the process of carrying out the rescue, they recovered a huge sum of money on the bodies of three of the occupants of the vehicles but unfortunately, the amount recovered were found on the dead bodies.

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“One of them was carrying the sum of N1,648,500 while the other was carrying N23,500 and the last person was with N8,700.

“The money had been released to their relatives after proper identification,” he said, adding that other properties recovered from the crash scene had since been released to the next of kin of the deceased. 

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