NSCDC Arrests ABU Student for Killing a Teenage Boy


A 500-level veterinary medicine student of Ahmadu Bello University(ABU) Zaria, Kaduna State, has been arrested by the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps(NSCDC) in Bauchi State for allegedly killing a 17-year-old boy.

The said suspect, named Abdullahi Ibrahim, was said to have lured the teenage secondary student with his naked picture and enticed him to meet for a homosexual activity.

However, the NSCDC Commandant, Bauchi State, Ilelaboye Oyejide, disclosed this to journalists on Sunday as the suspect is being paraded at the Command’s Headquarters. In his statement, He said that the incident happened in Misau town, Misau Local Government Area of the State.

Oyejide, said that the command received information about a case of culpable homicide, that a 17-year-old secondary student, named Umar Usman, a resident of Misau, was found wrapped in a cloth and dumped at Misau bypass.

He reinstated that after receiving information about the incident, he immediately gathered a team of high-powered intelligence officers to go to Misau, investigate, and bring the perpetrators to book.

The NSCDC Commandant said: “On October 20, 2023, a lifeless body of Umar Usman was found wrapped in a white cloth and dumped in Misau bypass.

“He was quickly taken to General Hospital Misau where he was certified dead by a medical doctor. His corpse was handed over to the family for burial.”

“After thorough investigations by the operatives, a suspect was arrested with the named Abdullahi Ibrahim, a 500-level student of Veterinary Medicine ABU Zaria.

“We came to realize that there was a chat between the suspect, Ibrahim, and the deceased, Usman. In the communication, we saw where the suspect enticed the deceased with homosexual love when he showed him his naked picture.”

“When Usman went to meet him somehow, he (deceased) was stabbed in the stomach, wrapped in white cloth, and dumped where he was found.”

He said that during the investigation, the suspect confessed to the crime, adding that he would be charged in court for prosecution accordingly.

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