Tuesday, December 6, 2016 9:14 am
By Jamiu Yisa
The Lagos State Police Command, through investigation and intelligence gathering, has arrested one Haruna Abubakar, 28, who murdered his friend and co-worker, butchered him to pieces and dumped him in the bush.
The suspect and victim are co-workers in a farm in Ibeju Lekki, where the suspect is a guard and the victim an herdsman.
On Saturday, 3rd December, 2016, Abubakar had a disagrrement with the victim, aged 27 which resulted to a physical fight. In the process, the suspect attacked the deceased with a dagger, cut him into pieces, packed him in a sack and dumped him in the bush.
The brother to the deceased, one Adamu, reported the case of a missing person to the police after his brother did not return home after the day’s work.
The clue gathered by the police led to the arrest of the suspect who later confessed to the crime and led operatives to the scene where the disembered body was recovered.
The Commissioner of Police, CP Fatai Owoseni has directed that the case be transferred to State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID), Panti, Yaba for further investigation and prosecution.
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