29th November, 2022
A 29-year-old man Monday Ajasco has been arrested for killing one Abdulrazak Ibraim who refused to buy beer for him with a sharp animal horn in Bagel village of Dass Local Government Area of Bauchi State.
Bauchi Police Command spokesperson, SP Ahmed Mohammad Wakil who revealed this in a statement on Tuesday said the incident occurred on 16, 2022.
According to the police statement, Ajasco had met Ibrahim at a beer parlor at Bagel village around 11 pm and asked him to buy beer for him.
But the deceased who was with a friend refused, leading to altercation between them.
Ajasco later trailed Ibrahim and gave him the fatal stab with the animal horn after they left the beer parlour.
However, the scream from the deceased attracted his friend who was far from him. Ibrahim was rushed to the hospital in the area were he was confirmed dead.
The statement by the police spokesperson party reads: “A discreet investigation conducted by the detectives attached to the command revealed that on the 16th November 2022 at about 2300hrs, the suspect (Monday) went to a beer parlor at Bagel village of Dass LGA where he met Abdulrazak Ibrahim ‘m’ aged 30yrs who is now deceased, and others drinking beer at a beer parlor in Bagel village. He (the suspect) asked the said Abdulrazak (deceased) to buy him a beer to drink. In response, the deceased refused to do so.
“This development sparked a little altercation between them which displeases the suspect. After a while, they decided to leave the beer parlor and go to their homes while the victim left before them.
“The deceased’s friend heard screaming from his friend from afar. On reaching the scene, he met his friend lying in a pool of his blood while the suspect was standing near the victim holding a sharp animal horn in his hand. He also threatened to stab the victim’s friend when he asked the suspect why he did so.
“Investigation into the incident also revealed that the suspect trailed and attacked the victim on his neck with a sharp object suspected to be an animal horn. As a result, he sustained a serious injury where he was swiftly rushed to the General Hospital Dass but was certified dead by the medical doctor.
“The case will be charged to court for prosecution on completion of the investigation.”