Police arrest killer of beheaded officer


The Plateau State Police Command has arrested killer of the beheaded police sergeant, Yunana Ishaya.

The deceased was reported to have left his colleagues at the Sector One of Operation Safe Haven (OPSH) that he was going to buy roasted meat nearby his duty post but could not return any more.

The state Commissioner of Police, Austin Agbonlanhor, while parading the suspect at the headquarters of the com­mand recently gave the name of the suspect as Abubakar Sani, adding that his ar­rest came following a receipt of credible information about the incident.

“On 15/10/2018 at about 1800hrs (6: p.m.), base on credible information, one Abubakar Sani aged 35 of Bakankarat village of Mani Local Government Area, Katsina State who killed, beheaded and plucked the eyes of late sergeant Yunana Ishaya attached to 50 PMF on special duty at Operation Safe Haven, Jos for ritual activities on 01 /9 2018 at about 23 hrs (11: p.m.), was arrested.

“He confessed to have conspired with one Abubakar Muhammed Sani of Rafin Pa quarters, Laranto, Jos in killing and beheading of the sergeant.

“His other accomplices, Abubakar Muhammed and Hussaini Musa, the herb­alist were arrested. The herbalist, Hus­saini Musa, admitted promising to assist the suspects with the charm that would enable them disappear in the cause of ne­farious activities if they meet up with the requirements (human eyes) for the charm, “ the commissioner has narrated.

Mr. Agbonlanhor however said the suspects would soon be charged to court

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