Bauchi lawmaker declared wanted by police following alleged homicide
Story from Ahmad SAKA, Bauchi
The Nigerian Police Force has declared a member representing Bauchi Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Shehu Abdullahi, wanted over alleged incitement, disturbance of public peace, and culpable homicide.
Bauchi State Police Commissioner, Aminu Alhassan who disclosed this to reporters in Bauchi said the lawmaker was declared wanted after he failed to honour all the invitation sent to him.
A Special Police Gazette Bulletin issued on Monday bearing the photograph of Hon. Shehu, from the Office of the Inspector General of Police, said the lawmaker was wanted in connection with a case of criminal conspiracy, causing grievous hurt, inciting disturbance of public peace, and culpable homicide.
Police said: “The above person is hereby declared wanted by the Nigeria Police on CRO Form 5, issued by the Inspector General of Police. He is wanted in connection with a case of criminal conspiracy, causing grievous hurt, incitement, disturbance of public peace and culpable homicide.”
“Anyone with information that could assist in his arrest should please contact; 08151849417 or report at any nearest Police Station.”
The police pledged to give one million Naira reward to anyone who provides useful information that will lead to his arrest.
According to reports, the lawmaker was accused of being involved in the recent violent clash in Duguri town, the birthplace of the Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, when the campaign train of the State’s governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) visited the area for campaign, which resulted in the killing of one person while many others were injured.