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Police Arrest Suspects In Connection With Body Buried In Shallow Grave




The Borno State Police Command, on Thursday paraded two suspects, Ibrahim Muhammed and Mustapha Modu who were arrested in connection of a decomposing body discovered in a shallow grave in the Jiddari Area of Maiduguri.

The Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Daso Nahum, stated in a press briefing at the state’s police headquarters while parading the suspects alongside others arrested for various crimes.

Nahum said “on the 11th March, 2024 at about 2000HRS, one Umar Mohammed of Jiddari Polo area of Maiduguri reported to GRA Police Station that while inspecting his uncompleted house in Judumari area of Maiduguri, he found a shallow grave with an unidentified decomposed body, one digger and 2 knives.”


The PPRO said on receiving the report, police detectives of GRA police station visited the scene and exhumed the body which was further taken to state specialist hospital Maiduguri for autopsy.

He further said that on the 25th of March 2024 at about 1500HRS, police investigation further led to the arrest of one Ibrahim Muhammed who confessed to have conspired with his master, one Usman still at-large, and one Mustapha Modu a labourer, who dug the shallow grave where the body was buried and he was paid the sum of N1,500.

ASP Nahum who said the case was under investigation, added that effort was on top gear to arrest the fleeing suspect.

In a related development, the PPRO, said the eight suspects arrested in connection with the killing of late Dr. Kamal Abdulkadir, a Lecturer at the Department of Physical and Health Education, University of Maiduguri who was killed last Sunday are still in the command’s custody undergoing investigation.

He said the various suspects, who are working in various units of the University were detained due to their level of negligence in the killing incident.


“On the 1st April, 2024 at about 0630HRS, Chief Security Officer of University Of Maiduguri reported to Gwange Police Station that on the same date at about 0530HRS they discovered one Dr Kamal Abdulkadir a lecturer of Department of Physical and Health Education University of Maiduguri lying on his pool of blood, on receipt of the report, police detectives of Gwange police station and forensic experts from State Criminal Investigation Department visited the crime scene and found the victim lying dead with multiple stab wounds and injuries on the body.

“The victim’s mobile phone and vehicle, one Honda Pilot with Reg NO. NGU232XG YOBE Golden Colour was carted away by the criminals; the body was taken to University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital Maiduguri for autopsy. Eight suspects have been arrested while the case is still under discreet investigation.”

The police also paraded suspects arrested over criminal conspiracy and illegal mining despite ban on mining activities in the state, saying that on the 24th March, 2024 at about 1330HRS, one diesel tanker truck with four suspects was arrested by Nigeria Army patrol team attached to 331 Battalion and were brought to Bayo division.

The PPRO, said the suspects were caught in possession of 70 bags of suspected monoxide substance and have confessed to the crime.

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