A middle-aged man, Nura Ado, of Yar Unguwa Birchi village in Kurfi Local Government Area of Katsina State is now in police net in Katsina for allegedly killing a commercial tricycle operator, Ibrahim Akilu, and dumping his corpse in a well.
Police sources revealed that on June 16, 2017, Nura asked Ibrahim to take him to Birchi; that on getting to Birchi, Nura directed Ibrahim to take him to his house located at Yar Unguwa where he allegedly used heavy firewood to hit Ibrahim on the head.
Ibrahim subsequently became unconscious and Nura allegedly dragged pushed him into a well in his compound.
Nura thereafter reportedly made away with the tricycle, numbered MLF 420QA, valued at N545,000.00.
Katsina State Commissioner of Police, Usman Abdullahi, who confirmed the incident, said the tricycle was later recovered in Kano while Ibrahim’s dead body was found in the disuse well.
Meanwhile, a 30 year-old man, Murtala Abdulrahaman, of Naira Road, Rigasa, Kaduna State has been arrested by the police in Katsina for alleged car-jacking.
The police commissioner, who confirmed the development, said Murtala was arrested in Funtua while attempting to steal a Honda Civic 92 model with registration number AA 521DDM valued at N950,000.00.
According to the commissioner, Murtala had in his possession, “assorted types of master keys” that can open any type of vehicle.