The Nasarawa State police command have arrested a 21-year-old man identified as Usman Danladi also known as murderer for chopping off the wrist of another man in Auta Balefi of Karu LGA, Nasarawa State.
In a statement released by DSP Rahman Nansel, the police public relations officer of Nasarawa State police command, the suspect confessed to the crime saying he did it because the victim assaulted his girlfriend.
The statement reads;
“On September 16, 2022 at about 1600hrs, information was received that one Jibrin Abdullahi ‘M’ 25yrs of Kaduna State but a resident of Tudun Wada Area, Auta Balefi of Karu LGA, Nasarawa State was attacked and his wrist, chopped off.
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“Upon receipt of the information, Police operatives attached to Goshen City Division led by CSP Eunice Ogbadu swiftly raced to the scene and rushed the victim to Federal Medical Centre, Keffi for treatment.
“Consequently, intensive manhunt for the perpetrator of the dastardly act was instituted. The effort of the investigators paid off on 17/9/2022 when the prime suspect, one Usman Danladi ‘M’ 21yrs A.K.A Murderer was arrested.
“Upon interrogation, the suspect confessed to the commission of the crime but claimed, the victim earlier assaulted his girlfriend (Aisha) and when he confronted him, a fight ensued; in the process, he attacked the victim with a Machete.
“The Commissioner of Police, CP Adesina Soyemi has directed that the case be transferred to State Criminal Investigation Department, Lafia for further investigation, after which the suspect will be charged to Court for prosecution.
SOURCE: NASARAWA STATE POLICE COMMAND.