From Joy Abel, Bauchi
The Police in Bauchi has arrested one Jarelu Ahmed for allegedly murdering an 11-year-old girl in the state.
The State Police Relation Officer, DSP Haruna Mohammed, who confirmed the incident to newsmen in Bauchi said that the 30-year-old suspect allegedly murdered one Hajara Ahmed, an 11 years old daughter of Malam Bala Ahmed Baban Inna, the Chief Imam of Bauchi Central Mosque.
Mohammed said: “On the 31st of August 2015 at about 6pm police detectives attached to Township Division in Bauchi state arrested one Jarelu Ahmed, male and 30 years, of Railway Road Bauchi.
“After killing the girl, the suspect buried her in his room in order to conceal his atrocity. The scene of crime was visited by forensic experts attached to State Criminal investigation department and the victim’s body was exhumed, photographed and taken to ATBU Teaching Hospital for post-mortem examination.”
The PPRO said investigation into the case is still in progress.