Two members of the Bauchi State Peace and Security Committee popularly known as Yan Committee were stabbed to death by a suspected hoodlum.
It was gathered the hoodlum stabbed the security men during a failed bid to resist arrest, the spokesperson of the State Police Command, SP Ahmed Mohammed Wakil said.d
Disclosing the incident in a statement on Friday, March 25, the spokesperson said that the incident happened during a patrol at a black spot in Yelwa, while nothing that the suspect identified as Lukman Madaki, attacked three officers with a knife.
The victims were rushed to the hospital where two of them were certified dead by a medical doctor, Wakil said.
He added, “On 24/03/2022 at about 2230hrs, a Patrol team attached to E’ Division while on visibility patrol around a black spot at Rafin zurfi, Yelwa arrested F/no. 519342 PC Lukman Madaki 29yrs of Toro Division attached to Sports Office, Bauchi State Police Command Headquarters.”
“In a bid to resist arrest, PC Lukman employed the use of Jack knife, stabbed and injured the following members of the Peace and Security committee attached to the patrol team.
They are: Abdulmalik Mohammed,22, of sabon gida yelwa, Sadiq, 23, of Sabon Gida Yelwa and Nazifi Mohammed, 19, of Yelwan labourer.
”The victims were rushed to ATBU Teaching Hospital Bauchi for treatment where Abdulmalik Mohammed and Sadiq were certified dead by a medical doctor, while Nazifi Mohammed the third victim is currently responding to treatment.
”The suspect has since been arrested and detained while investigation has commenced in earnest.