Police arrest two men for killing and dismembering an eighteen year old lady in Niger (photo)


Police in Niger State have arrested two men for killing and dismembering an eighteen-year-old girl in Effa village in Lavun local government area of the state on June 24.

The suspects, Abdulkadir Alh. Ibrahim and Abubakar Idris a.k.a Kullel, allegedly conspired and lured one Hauwa Saidu of Fulani camp Kpada to Effa village Lavun LGA where she was attacked and killed by them with their cutlass.

Spokesperson of the state police command , Wasiu Abiodun, said the suspects were arrested by the police operatives attached to SARS Minna based on the information received.

He said some parts of the deceased’s body were severed, and taken away to an unknown destination while her remain was abandoned in the bush.

Wasiu said the victim’s remain was recovered and that the suspects confessed to the crime after they were arrested.

He added that the suspects would be arraigned in court as soon as investigation was concluded.

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