Niger State Police parades 2 suspects over killing 13-year old child


By Ismail Auwal

Niger State Police Command paraded a 21-year-old man for allegedly killing  his master’s son.

The suspect identified that Sabiu Usman buried the deceased in a shallow grave outside his house on the Kaduna Road area in Niger state.

Following the suspect arrest last Monday, the body of the victim, 13-year-old Yasir Salisu, was exhumed and buried.

He was said to have led the policemen to where the victim was buried.

The police have transferred the case to the Criminal Investigation Department in Minna, the state capital on Friday.

The mother of the deceased said the suspect had before the incident met her to demand the phone number of his master, claiming to have lost the contact.

It was learnt that a friend of the suspect was also arrested for playing a role in the burial of the deceased.

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