Usman Danladi aka as Murderer had a quarrel with his friend Jirin Abdullahi, and within minutes, Danladi severed off the friend’s hand, and ran away.
The cause of the fight between the two friends at Tudun Wada, Nasarawa, was later discovered to be a girl
A statement by the Nasarawa State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Ramhan Nansel said that much was known after Murdere was arrested on Saturday.
“Upon receipt of the information, Police operatives attached to Goshen City Division led by CSP Eunice Ogbadu swiftly raced to the scene and rushed the victim to Federal Medical Centre, Keffi for treatment.
“Consequently, intensive manhunt for the perpetrator of the dastardly act was instituted. The effort of the investigators paid off on 17/9/2022 when the prime suspect, one Usman Danladi ‘M’ 21yrs, A.K.A Murderer was arrested.
“Upon interrogation, the suspect confessed to the commission of the crime but claimed, the victim earlier assaulted his girlfriend (Aisha) and when he confronted him, a fight ensued; in the process, he attacked the victim with a Machete.
“The Commissioner of Police, CP Adesina Soyemi has directed that the case be transferred to State Criminal Investigation Department, Lafia, for further investigation, after which the suspect will be charged to court for prosecution.”