Nasarawa State Police Command has arrested a 21-year-old Usman Danladi for allegedly cutting the wrist of a 25-year-old man, Jibrin Abdullahi, in the Karu local government area of the state.
Command spokesman DSP Ramhan Nansel, who disclosed in a statement on Sunday, September 18, 2022, said the suspect was arrested for attempted murder.
According to the PPRO, the suspect who confessed to the crime claimed that the victim assaulted his girlfriend named Aisha before the fight ensued between them.
“On 16 September 2022 at around 4 p.m., reports were received that a 25-year-old Jibrin Abdullahi ‘M’ from Kaduna State, but a resident of Tudun Wada area, Auta Balefi from Karu LGA, State of Nasarawa, was attacked and his wrist severed,” the statement read.
“Upon receiving the information, police officers attached to Goshen City Division, led by CSP Eunice Ogbadu, quickly attended the scene and transported the victim to Keffi Federal Medical Center for treatment. neat.
“As a result, an intensive manhunt for the perpetrator of the despicable act was instituted. Investigators’ effort paid off on 9/17/2022 when the prime suspect, murderer Usman Danladi ‘M ‘ alias 21 was arrested.
“During interrogation, the suspect confessed to committing the crime but claimed that the victim had previously assaulted his girlfriend (Aisha) and when he confronted her, a fight ensued; in the process, he attacked the victim with a machete.
“Police Commissioner, CP Adesina Soyemi, has ordered that the case be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Lafia, for further investigation, after which the suspect will be charged in court for prosecution.”