The Adamawa State Police Command, Monday, apprehended a 34years old man for allegedly stoning to death his close friend, one Augustine Otti and robbed him of the sum of One Hundred Thousand Naira (100,000)

The suspect, Inuwa Yunana, a resident of Gyawana, Lamurde Local Government Area subdued the deceased, Augustine Otti by Hiting him with a strong object on the head and threw him into a gutter.

In addition to that, he stoned the deceased until he was sure he had died before taking away from him the sum of N100,000 Cash.

The suspect brutally killed the deceased on the 18/4/2023 at about 8:00pm while accompanying him to go and complete payment of rice he bought at Mbemum village.

The suspect was apprehended following the recovery of material evidences at the scene of the crime which is linked to him.

Interestingly, the suspect voluntarily made a confessional statement, adding that that he was only interested in taking possession of the deceased money. 

The Commissioner of Police, CP Babatola Afolabi while expressing disappointment over the unfortunate incident, commended Operatives of the Command for detecting, arresting and making it impossible for the Suspect to escape Justice.

Meanwhile, as part of the command’s effort in tackling Criminal activities and other related offences in the state, the CP has directed Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of CID to investigate beyond and ensure law takes it course. 

A statement by the command’s Public Relations Officer, Suleiman Nguroje says the police commissioner, equally calls on the citizens to always report people of suspicious character around their neighbourhoods to the police.

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