Man, 40, nabbed for allegedly killing minor

The Adamawa State Police command has arrested a 40-year-old man, Barnabas Abduneza over alleged murder of a minor.

Abduneza, a resident of Kpasham, a village in Demsa Local Government Area of Adamawa State, allegedly attacked the deceased and her mother last week, September 29, in Kadamti village, leading to the death of the minor and grievous bodily harm on the mother.

The State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Sulaiman Nguroje, who shared the story in a statement obtained Saturday morning, said, “Following the attack on a woman and her child in Kadamti village of Numan Local Government Area on the 29/9/2022 which resulted to the death of the baby and severe injury on the mother, the Command operatives attached to Numan Division, Men of operation Farauta and good Samaritans swung into action and apprehended one in connection with the offence.

“The suspect, Barnabas Abduneza 40 years, a resident of Kpasham village, Demsa Local Government Area, was arrested following credible information.”

According to him, the police had recovered a black face mask, some bows and arrows, and some other dangerous weapons from the suspect.