A 30-year-old resident of Railway Road in the Bauchi metropolis has allegedly poisoned and killed Hajara Ahmed, the 11-year-old daughter of the Chief Imam of Bauchi Central Mosque, Bala Inna.
The suspect, Jarelu Ahmed, who was arrested on Monday by Police detectives, was said to have buried the deceased in his room after killing her.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Bauchi State Command, Haruna Mohammed, in a statement made available in Bauchi on Monday, stated that forensic experts visited the scene of the crime, exhumed the body and had taken the corpse to the hospital for postmortem.
He said, “On Monday, August 31 at about 18 hours (6pm), Police detectives, attached to Township Division, arrested one Jarelu Ahmed, Male, (30) of Railway Road, Bauchi.
“The 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.
“The scene of crime was visited by forensic experts, attached to State Criminal Investigation Department and the victim’s body was exhumed, photographed and taken to ATBU Teaching Hospital for postmortem examination.”
The police image maker said the case was under investigation.

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