NigeriaPolice Nab Man Who Sets Teenager Ablaze

Police Nab Man Who Sets Teenager Ablaze

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Bauchi, Nigeria – The Bauchi State Police Command have arrested a 30-years-old man, Hamza Umar for allegedly attempting to murder one Hafsat Bala by setting her on fire after pouring a gallon of kerosene on her.

Police Nab Man Who Sets Teenager Ablaze
Hamza Umar | Courtesy

The update was contained in a press statement by the Command Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Ahmed Wakili and made available to newsmen, on Monday.

At about 1930hrs, according to the statement, Police operatives attached to the Command acted on Credible Intelligence and arrested Umar of Rafin Albasa area of Bauchi for allegedly causing grievous hurt and attempt to commit offence of Culpable Homicide.

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According to the narration by the accused (Hamza Umar) the victim, Hafsat Bala invaded his residence in Rafin Albasa area of Bauchi and walked around the premises.

Hamza said when he asked her what brought her into his compound and, In response, the girl told him that she was sent by her eldest sister to kill him.

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The PPRO said that the accused tried to send her away from his compound, but the victim resisted, claiming that she was asked to bury some charms at the corner of the House.

“The suspect further asked the victim to remove what she claimed to have buried in his compound but she refused, at the point, the suspect became furious and poured a gallon of kerosene and set her ablaze in his compound, claiming she was a witch”

“On receiving the information, a team of detectives led by the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) rushed to the scene and evacuated the victim to Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital (ATBUTH), Bauchi for immediate medical attention”

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