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Police arrest killer gang, ritualists in Bauchi

After the reported killing of one Abdulhakeem Bauchi by unknown persons and recovery of the decomposed body, the police arrested suspects involved in the murder.

Through discreet investigation by Police detectives attached to Anti Kidnapping Unit of the Command, the following syndicate have been arrested for allegedly perpetrating the dastardly act,
1.Micheal Sansai male aged 23 years of Rafin zurfi Area of Yelwa.
2.Samuel Uzima male aged 24 years of Yelwa,
3.William Yakubu male, aged 28 years of Shadawanka Barracks,Bauchi and,
4.Dauda Akanni male and 26 years of Yelwa area of Bauchi State respectively.

Preliminary investigation revealed that the principal suspect Michael Sansai is a member of the Black Axe Confraternity, Secret cult group.

Exhibits recovered so far include,
1.One black Nokia 225 belonging to the deceased,
2.Seven wraps of dry leaves suspected to be Indian hemp,
3.Torn clothes of the deceased and,
4.A sim card and other incriminating items.

Case is under investigation to ascertain actual motive behind the act and efforts are being intensified to apprehend other fleeing accomplices after which suspects would be charged to Court.

The police also arrested suspected ritualists for killing one Bala Abdulkadir Bulama male, aged 60yrs of Unguwan Fada in Toro LGA of Bauchi. The suspects after the killing removed some organs of the victim including his head and penis

Discreet investigation by Police detectives led to the arrest of the following syndicate who voluntarily confessed to have committed the act;

Abdullahi Dalhatu male, aged 50yrs
Dangi Dalhatu male, 56yrs
Ladi Bala female, aged 45yrs all of Tudun Wada via Tilden Fulani and Fadan Toro respectively.

SP Haruna Mohammed
PPRO Bauchi State Police Command

Sunday Olatunji
Dele Fashomi, seasoned journalist and communication teacher, is a holder of Master of Arts degree in Communication and Language Arts from the University of Ibadan in 1992/93. Earlier, he had bagged a Bachelor degree from the same university in 1984, after which he proceeded to the Nigerian Institute of Journalism, Lagos, in 1990, for a postgraduate diploma in Journalism. He had done many courses in communication, including the EU-BBC Editing Course in 2002. Mr. Fashomi combines effectively the practice, research and teaching of communication. And to date, he has published two academic works in communication: Issues in Communication Technology and Policy (2010) and Economic and Social Issues in Advertising and PR (2013). He had his first break in the Nigerian media in Concord Newspapers in 1990 and today, he has over two and half decades experience earned in several newspapers. He has been part of many start-ups, such as The Republic (1987), The Comet (1999), The Anchor 2001 - 2002; Sun Newspapers (2003); Westerner newsmagazine (2005 - 2010) as Editor; National Life (2011) as Sunday Editor, and Newswatch Newspapers (2012- 2016) as Daily Editor. Dele Fashomi is now the Publisher/Editor-in-Chief of newspaper online, which he started in July 2015. He is also into biography writing, with many books in his trail, some of which he wrote alone and one he co- authored with his mentor, Mr Dare Babarinsa, entitled:  Olabiyi Durojaiye - DARE TO BE DiFFERENT. He also guided and collaborated with Pa Olatunji Odusanya in writing his autobiography - AGAINST ALL ODDS. There are many other books in the works under his pen.