The Kaduna State Police Command has unravelled how two men in Zaria connived to kill their friend in order to avoid refunding the sum of N385,000 they owed the deceased.
The Police Public Relations Officer( PPRO), ASP Mohammad Jalige,said at a press briefing that on the 5th June, 2021 at about 0900hrs, the Command received a complaint from one Bashir of Zaria town that on the 4th June, 2021 at about 1000hrs his biological son, one Idris Bashir left home and never returned up to the time he was filing the report and was suspecting his sons friend ,one Mannir Salihu as responsible for his son’s disappearance.
Upon accepting the formal complaint, the Police investigated with the view to unraveling the pre and post disappearance of the victim which led the Command to immediately launch a manhunt for the suspect.
After apprehending the suspect, he disclosed that himself and one Aliyu Yahaya ‘m’ of No.94 Anguwan Magajiya, Zaria City lured the victim to an uncompleted building where they killed him and dumped the body in an abandoned well.
They decided to commit the dastardly act of ending the victim’s life in a gruesome manner, in order to avoid refunding the sum of Three Hundred and Eighty Five Thousand Naira (N385,000.00) they owed the deceased.
The suspect led the Police to the scene where the body of late Idris Bashir was exhumed and taken to Hajiya Gambo Sawaba General Hospital for examination and later released to the family for burial according to Islamic rites.