18-yr-old Stabs Friend, 25, To Death In Bauchi

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Usman Ibrahim, an 18-year-old resident of Magama-Gumau in Toro LGA of Bauchi State, has stabbed his friend, Khalid Ibrahim, 25, to death after a feud between them on Tuesday.
LEADERSHIP gathered that a heated argument had ensued among a group of young men, including the deceased, which later degenerated into a fight between the duo.
Confirming the incident on Wednesday, Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Bauchi State Command, Ahmed Muhammed Wakil Usman, said the suspect used a sharp knife to stab the deceased on the chest, which led to his death.
“Yesterday (Tuesday) 26th March, 2024, at about 2000hrs, the Command received a report of culpable homicide from Gumau outstation that two people, Khalid Ibrahim, 25 years old and Usman Ibrahim, 18 years old all of Magama-Gumau town in Toro LGA of Bauchi State.
“The two of them engaged in a fight and as a result of which Usman Ibrahim used sharp knife against Khalid Ibrahim causing a serious injury to his body. As soon as we received the report, the Command under the able leadership of the Commissioner of Police, Auwal Musa Mohammed gave directives to the DPO, Toro Division to move immediately to the scene.
“The victim was immediately evacuated and rushed to the General Hospital, Toro for medical attention as enshrined in the laws and as global best practices. However, on reaching the hospital, he was certified dead by a medical Doctor. His corpse was released to his family for burial according to Islamic rites.
“The CP, Auwal Musa Mohammed has directed the DPO, Toro Division to commence unbiased investigations to unravel the circumstances that led to the development. Result of the investigation will be made public,” the PPRO stated.


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