A security man identified as Haruna Abubakar, 28, has been arrested by the police for butchering his co-worker, then cutting his body into pieces.
According to Vanguard, Abubakar also bagged his colleagues remains and dumped in the bush. It’s understood the suspect and victim said to be a herdsman, are co-workers in a farm in Ibeju Lekki area, Lagos State. The suspect was then arrested after investigations following a report by the victim’s brother to the police about his disappearance.
SP Dolapo Badmus, the police spokesperson for the state, confirmed the incident, yesterday.
According to Badmus,
“On December 3, the suspect had an altercation with the victim, who is about 27 years old. It resulted into a fight and in the process, the suspect killed the deceased with a dagger.
Abubakar cut him into pieces, packed him in a sack and dumped him in the bush. The brother to the deceased, one Adamu, reported the case of a missing person to the police after his brother failed to return home after the day’s work.
The clues gathered by the police led to the arrest of the suspect, who later confessed to the crime and led the operatives to where the dismembered body was recovered.
The Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni, has directed that the case be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, SCIID, Panti, for further investigation and prosecution.”