25-year-old man stabbed to death by friend in Bauchi

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25-year-old man stabbed to death by friend in Bauchi

A 25-year-old man identified as Khalid has been stabbed to death during a fight with his friend in Magama-Gumau, Toro LGA of Bauchi State on Tuesday, March 26. 

 

According to eyewitnesses, there was a heated argument among a group of young men including the deceased towards the end of Ramadan fast.

 

The guys were said to have been walking towards a JIBWIS Mosque in the town to break their fast when the heated argument ensued. The argument degenerated so fast into a fight. The deceased was caught unawares by his attacker who was said to have drawn out a sharp object and stabbed him in the neck while others ran away having been taken by surprise by the action.

 

Passersby rushed him to a private hospital in the town where he died even before any medical attention could be offered to him.

 

Confirming the incident to newsmen, the spokesperson of the command, SP Ahmed Wakili, said 

 

“Yesterday (Tuesday) 26th March 2024, at about 2000hrs, the Command received a report of culpable homicide from Gumau outstation about two people, Khalid Ibrahim, 25 years old and Usman Ibrahim, 18 years old all of Magama-Gumau town in Toro LGA of Bauchi State.

The two of them engaged in a fight and as a result of which Usman Ibrahim used a sharp knife against Khalid Ibrahim causing a serious injury to his body. As soon as we received the report, the Command under the able leadership of the Commissioner of Police, Auwal Musa Mohammed gave directives to the DPO, Toro Division to move immediately to the scene.

The victim was immediately evacuated and rushed to the General Hospital, Toro for medical attention as enshrined in the laws and as global best practices. However, on reaching the hospital, he was certified dead by a medical doctor. His corpse was released to his family for burial according to Islamic rites.”

 

 

 

 



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