Police hunt killers of bicyclist in Kaduna

Kaduna state Police Command said they are in search of a suspected killer(s) of a tricycle rider, whose body was found a week ago in Kamazou, Kaduna.

Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Yakubu Sabo, told crime reporters on Monday that police was investigating the death of the tricycle, who was found dead by Patrick Yakowa expressway without his tricycle. Though he didn’t say if police was able to find any clue to his death. 

“On 09/09/2019 at about 0900hrs, The Command received an information through DPO Sabon Tasha that, an unidentified corpse was found lying dead at Kamazou along Ibrahim Yakowa Expressway.

“Detectives were immediately mobilized to the scene where the corpse was observed with some marks of violence on the head and facial region. This gave the detectives a cause to suspect a foul play. 
“The corpse was later identified as one Benedict Garba a 45 year old resident of Maraba Rido who is a tricyclist. The photograph of the corpse was taken and the body was recovered and deposited at Sabo General Hospital.

“While efforts to apprehend the perpetrators are being made, the Commissioner of Police CP Ali Aji Janga psc has ordered for a discrete investigation into the circumstances of the killing. Update on the ongoing investigation will follow accordingly please,” DSP Yakubu said. 

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