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Bauchi Police Command has confirmed killing of two youths by its personnel.

9Janewshub.com.ng reports that tragedy struck yesterday in Bauchi state as two youths were stabbed and killed by a police Personnel, the Bauchi State Police Command has confirmed.

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The Command in a press release on Friday, signed by the Command PPRO, SP Ahmed Wakili stated that, on 24th of March 2022 at about 2230hrs, a Patrol team attached to E’ Division while on visibility patrol around a black spot at Rafin zurfi, Yelwa, arrested PC Lukman Madaki with F/no. 519342, 29yrs of Toro Division attached to Sports Office, Bauchi State Police Command Headquarters.

“In a bid to resist arrest, PC Lukman employed the use of Jack knife, stabbed and injured the following members of the Peace and Security committee attached to the patrol team: Abdulmalik Mohammed 22 yrs of Sabon Gida, Yelwa; Sadiq 23yrs of Sabon Gida Yelwa and Nazifi Mohammed 19yrs of Yelwan labourer”

 “The victims were rushed to ATBU Teaching Hospital Bauchi for treatment where Abdulmalik Mohammed and Sadiq were certified dead by a medical doctor, while Nazifi Mohammed the third victim is currently responding to treatment.The suspect has since been arrested and detained while investigation has commenced in earnest.The PPRO said.

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Meanwhile the Commissioner of Police, Umar Sanda has commiserated with the families of the deceased, and the people of Bauchi State over the unfortunate incident.

He has also ordered a full scale investigations into the matter and appeals for calm while urging members of the public not to take laws into their hands as the outcome of the investigation will be made public.


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