From Olanrewaju Lawal, Birnin Kebbi
Kebbi State Police Command has arrested three brothers, for allegedly tutoring a motorcyclist identified as Abbas Abubakar, to comma and subsequent death.
The state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the command, SP Nafiu Abubakar confirmed this in a statement made available to newsmen in Birnin Kebbi.
According to him, “ at about 04:00hrs on September 19, 2022, one Abubakar Ahmed, Ubaidu Ahmed, and Halilu Ahmed all ‘m’ of Badariya area, Birnin Kebbi, conspired and went to the residence of one Sanusi Abubakar ‘m’ of the same address and asked him to call his younger brother named Abbas Abubakar aka A Zabi for them, because they were suspecting he had stolen their motorcycle, a Haojue Roba-Roba.
“When Abbas Abubakar was called, the suspects took him to their house, tied him with a rope and beat him to a state of comma. On the same date at about 14:30hrs, the suspects took the said Abbas Abubakar in their motor vehicle to the Divisional Police Headquarters, Birnin Kebbi.
“Hence, they were instantly arrested, and rushed Abbas Abubakar to Sir Yahaya Memorial Hospital, Birnin Kebbi, where he was confirmed dead by a medical doctor.”
Abubakar added that the Commissioner of Police, Kebbi State command, Mr. Ahmed Magaji Kontagora, had directed the DPO, Birnin Kebbi metropolis, to immediately transfer the case to SCID, Birnin Kebbi for a thorough investigation with a view to unraveling the circumstances surrounding the dastardly act.