The Bauchi State Police command has arrested a 29-year-old man identified as Monday Ajasco of Kafin Tafawa area of the state for allegedly killing another man by stabbing him in the neck with a sharp object suspected to be a animal horn.
SP Ahmed Mohammad Wakil, the police public relations officer of the command said In a statement that the arrest was made on the 17th of November, 2022, following information at the disposal of the police.
He said a discreet investigation into the matter revealed that on the 16th November 2022, the suspect (Monday) went to a beer parlor at Bagel village of Dass LGA where he met Abdulrazak Ibrahim ‘m’ aged 30yrs who is now deceased, and others drinking beer at a beer parlor in Bagel village.
“He (the suspect) asked the said Abdulrazak (deceased) to buy him a beer to drink. In response, the deceased refused to do so.
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“This development sparked a little altercation between them which displeases the suspect. After a while, they decided to leave the beer parlor and go to their homes while the victim left before them.
“The deceased’s friend heard screaming from his friend from afar. On reaching the scene, he met his friend lying in a pool of his blood while the suspect was standing near the victim holding a sharp animal horn in his hand.
“He also threatened to stab the victim’s friend when he asked the suspect why he did so.
“Investigation into the incident also revealed that the suspect trailed and attacked the victim on his neck with a sharp object suspected to be an animal horn. As a result, he sustained a serious injury where he was swiftly rushed to the General Hospital Dass but was certified dead by the medical doctor.”
SP Wakil said the case will be charged to court for prosecution on completion of the investigation.