The Adamawa State Police command has arrested a 40-year-old man identified as Barnabas Abduneza over the alleged murder of a minor.
Abduneza, a resident of Kpasham, a village in Demsa Local Government Area of Adamawa State, allegedly attacked the deceased and her mother last week, September 29, in Kadamti village, leading to the death of the minor while the mother sustained grievous bodily harm.
The State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Sulaiman Nguroje, in a statement obtained Saturday morning, said:
“Following the attack on a woman and her child in Kadamti village of Numan Local Government Area on the 29/9/2022 which resulted to the death of the baby and severe injury on the mother, the Command operatives attached to Numan Division, Men of operation Farauta and good Samaritans swung into action and apprehended one in connection with the offense.
“The suspect, Barnabas Abduneza, 40 years, a resident of Kpasham village, Demsa Local Government Area, was arrested following credible information.”
According to him, the police had recovered a black face mask, some bows and arrows, and some other dangerous weapons from the suspect.Follow us on social media