Ishaku Manaseh, a personnel of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), has been arrested by the Gombe police command.
He was nabbed for allegedly stabbing a 30-year-old man to demise over an argument.
Manaseh was mentioned to have stabbed one Mela Andrews at a consuming joint in Billiri LGA of the state.
Mahid Abubakar, police spokesman in Gombe, in an announcement on Thursday, mentioned Manaseh confessed to the crime and shall be charged to court docket quickly for prosecution.
“On 10th June, 2022, at about 12.30am, based on complaint received by the Divisional Police Headquarters, Billiri, that the above mentioned suspect who is a serving member of the Nigeria Immigration Service Billiri formation, criminally stabbed one Mela Andrawus, male, aged 30yrs, of Awai quarters, Billiri LGA, on his chest over a minor argument at a drinking joint in Billiri,” the assertion reads.
“On receiving the criticism, the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) and his workforce rushed to the scene the place they succeeded in arresting the above suspect and took the sufferer to the Police clinic, Billiri, the place he was licensed lifeless by a medical physician.
“A knife was recovered as exhibit.”
The Gombe police command additionally mentioned its operatives arrested a 21-year-old man for allegedly strangling his spouse to demise in Zenge village, Kaltungo LGA of the state.
The police spokesman mentioned the incident occurred on June 2 and was reported to the command on June 12.
“On the 12th June, 2022 at about 3.30pm, a case of culpable homicide was reported at Awak Division that on the 2nd June, 2022 at about 2.00pm, the above named suspect (Babangida Mohammed), strangled his wife, one Fatsuma Babangida, and killed her,” he mentioned.
Abubakar added that investigation into the matter is ongoing, after which the suspect can be charged to court docket for prosecution
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