Ritualist Arrested By Bauchi State Police For Beheading A Teenager. A 22-year old man identified as Musa Hamza has been arrested by the police for allegedly beheading a teenager and dismembering his body in Alkaleri local government area of Bauchi State.
Wakil, a Deputy Superintendent of Police, in the statement made available to journalists on Monday night disclosed that “On the 21st December 2020 at about 9.30 am, detectives of Alkaleri Divisional Police Headquarters, arrested one Musa Hamza (22) of Unguwar Wake village, Alkaleri L.G.A. Who lured one Adamu Ibrahim (17) of the same address, into the outskirt of the village forest and killed him with a stick, and then beheaded him”.
“He forcefully gorged his two eyes, burnt the body and head, and buried them separately in a shallow grave located in a nearby bush. During the investigation, all the buried human parts were exhumed and taken to General Hospital Alkaleri for medical examination where the medical doctor certified that the body parts had been removed”, he adds.
He further says upon interrogation, “The two eyes were recovered from the principal suspect, who voluntarily confessed to have committed the crime and was asked by a ritualist to bring the eyes for a ritual to enable him to be rich.”
Also, the exhibits recovered from the suspect, according to him, is one Knife, one mp3 player, one pair of rubber shoes, and a lighter.
He stated that the investigation is on-going after which the suspect would be charged to court for prosecution and possible conviction.