NAN – The daughter of Chief Imam of Bauchi Central Mosque, Alhaji Ahmed Baban-Inna, Hajara Ahmed was allegedly poisoned to death on Monday by a man whose identity was given as Jarelu Ahmed, NAN reports.
According to Bauchi Police Command’s spokesman, DSP Haruna Mohammed, who spoke to NAN on Thursday, the 30-year-old suspect buried the deceased in his room after killing her.
“On Monday,August 31, at about 18:00hrs,Police Detectives attached to Township Division in Bauchi, arrested one Jarelu Ahmed, male and 30 years, of Railway road, Bauchi.
Suspect allegedly poisoned one Hajara Ahmed, an 11 year-old daughter of one Bala Ahmed Baban Inna, Chief Imam of Bauchi Central Mosque, killed and buried her in his room in order to conceal his atrocity,” Haruna Mohammed revealed
“Scene of the crime was visited by forensic experts attached to State Criminal Investigations Department and the remains of the victim, exhumed, photographed and taken to Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital, Bauchi, for postmortem examination.” he said.
The murder case is currently under investigation. “Details of what exactly happened will be made clear after the conclusion of investigations,” he added.