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Man dies trying to protect wife from abduction by suspected thugs


Man dies trying to protect wife from abduction by suspected thugs

Story from Hamzat Ibrahim ABAGA

Ibrahim Ahmadu, a courageous 25-year-old man, sacrificed his life to save his beloved wife, Amina Sani, from being forcefully taken away by suspected thugs.

The incident happened in Bazai, a community located in the Shira local government area of Bauchi State.

According to reports, while returning from a Maulud procession, Ibrahim and his wife encountered two individuals, Awalu Idi, aged 20, and Habibu Buba, also 20, along the roadside. The suspects demanded that Ibrahim surrender his wife to them, a request he vehemently refused to comply with.

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SP Ahmed Mohammed Wakil, the spokesperson of the Bauchi State Police Command, confirmed the incident and provided further insight into the events that unfolded.

He said the assailants were determined to snatch Ibrahim’s wife, despite his brave resistance. In response, they aggressively attacked him, and repeatedly struck him on the forehead with sticks, resulting in a severe internal injury.

Following the assault, Ibrahim was rushed to the General Hospital Yana, where he was tragically pronounced dead by a medical doctor. As the investigation continued, SP Wakil revealed that the defendants had openly confessed to committing the crime.

He said once the investigation concludes, the suspects will be charged in court.

This heartbreaking incident serves as a reminder of the dangers that individuals face when confronting criminal elements in their communities. Ibrahim Ahmadu’s selfless act to protect his wife exemplifies the depths of love and valor but tragically resulted in the loss of a young life.

What do you think of this selfless act of bravery?

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