A suspected armed robber recognized as Mohammed Sani has been arrested by the Niger state police command for killing a industrial motorcyclist in Zengeru city.
The arrest was confirmed by the police public relations officer within the state, ASP Wasiu Abiodun via a press release launched on Wednesday.
The PPRO stated the suspect and his gang members lured the deceased to a forest the place they hacked him to loss of life with a machete and made away along with his bike.
“On 07/12/2020 at about 1700hrs, based on a tip-off. Police Operatives attached to Zungeru Division arrested one Mohammed Sani 25yrs ‘m’ of Sahon-Rami Mashegu LGA who boarded an unregistered Bajaj motorcycle with three others,” the assertion learn.
“On reaching a point along the forest around Government Day Secondary School, Zungeru, the suspects pulled out a rope, tied the rider and matcheted him while Mohammed was given the motorcycle to ride to Kebbi State,”
“He was later arrested by Joint Police/Vigilante on patrol along Zungeru-Wushishi road and led the Police to the scene where the victim was laying dead with deep cut on the neck. The corpse was taken to General Hospital Wushishi for autopsy,”
During interrogation, the suspect confessed to the crime and talked about three others; Ishau, Yahuza and Sani who’re at present at giant. The case is underneath investigation and energy is on going to arrest the fleeing suspects.