Man who killed friend for not buying him beer arrested in Bauchi

The suspect.

Man who killed friend for not buying him beer arrested in Bauchi

Story from Ahmad SAKA, Bauchi

Bauchi State Police Command has arrested a man who suspectedly killed his friend with an animal horn because he refused to buy beer for him.

Police Public Relations Officer, SP Mohammed Ahmed, stated this in a statement distributed to reporters in Bauchi on Monday.

He said, “The command arrested one Monday Ajasco, aged 29 years of Kafin Tafawa Bauchi on the 17th of November, 2022, following information available at the Command’s disposal about his active involvement in a homicide case.”

“A discreet investigation conducted by the detectives attached to the command revealed that on the 16th November 2022 at about 2300hrs, the suspect (Monday) went to a beer parlour at Bagel village of Dass LGA where he met Abdulrazak Ibrahim, aged 30 years who is now deceased, and others drinking there. He (the suspect) asked the said Abdulrazak (deceased) to buy him a beer to drink. In response, the deceased refused to do so.

“This development sparked a little altercation between them which displeased the suspect. After a while, they decided to leave the beer parlour and went 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.”

The Police Spokesman said, “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.”

He said the case will be charged to court for prosecution on completion of the investigation.


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