October 1, 2023

Two suspects have been rounded up by the Niger state police command over the death of an 18-year-old Fulani girl in Lavun Local Government Area of the state.

The suspected killers are Abdulkadir Ibrahim, aged 25 years of Fulani camp, Doko village and Abubakar Idris a.k.a Kullel aged 29 years of Dabban village both of Lavun local government.

The Informant247 learnt that the duo travelled to camp Kpada via Patigi in Kwara State, where the deceased, Hauwa Saidu resided.

Investigation established that the suspects prevailed on the late Hauwa under the pretext of conveying on their motorcycle to her destination but was taken to unknown vicinity in the bush.

The suspects were reported to have executed her and removed some vital parts from her body to a hidden location.

However, they allegedly abandoned her corpse in the bush where it was later discovered.

The State Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO Wasiu Abiodun, who lent credence to the report, noted that the killers have been apprehended by police operatives working in collaboration with the SARS in Minna, the Niger state capital.

He said, ” The suspects conspired among themselves and lured one Hauwa Saidu aged 18 years of Fulani camp, Kpada village via Patigi Kwara State to Effa village, Lavun LGA where she was attacked and killed by the suspects with their cutlass.”

“Some parts of the deceased’s body were severed, and taken away to unknown destination while her remains were abandoned in the bush.”

He stated that the suspects have confessed to committing the crime.

Abiodun further said that the case is currently under investigation, saying, ” the suspects will be arraigned in court as soon as investigation is concluded,” he added.

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