A 16-year-old boy named Uzairu Salisu of Kwanan Gulmanmu Jahun metropolis has been found with his two eyes forcefully removed by unknown suspects in Bauchi State.
The Bauchi State Commissioner of Police, Umar Mamman Sanda, who disclosed this in a press release signed by the command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Mohammed Ahmed Wakil on Friday, vowed to get to the root of the matter.
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The CP said that the police will ensure that culprits behind the dastardly act are brought to book to serve as deterrence for future occurrences.
He said: “At about 1800hrs a distress call was received from the ward head of Birshi, Mohammed Lawal, that a boy of about 16 years was found in his pool of blood with two of his eyes removed.
“A team of Policemen led by DPO of Yelwa moved to the scene of the crime and evacuated the victim to the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Teaching Hospital Bauchi (ATBUTH) for treatment.”
CP Umar Mamman Sanda said the victim revealed that one Ibrahim of Rafin Zurfi whom he’s known for some time lured him to the bush for a menial job on his farm where he used a cable wire to strangulate him before removing his two eyes.
He charged citizens to remain vigilant.