Teacher poisons, bludgeons friend to death to steal his car
…buries him in well
A 29-year-old teacher, Laminu Saminu, has been arrested for luring his friend to a deserted venue and bludgeoning him to death in order to steal his Golf Saloon car at Katsina State.
Saminu was alleged to have lured his friend, ASC II Sanusi Bawa, an officer of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, (NSCDC), Katsina State Command, into an unoccupied building in Mani Local Government Area, deceived him into parking his vehicle, Golf Saloon, green in colour with registration number AA 266 KUF inside a garage in the house and served him with a poisoned Fura da Nono meal.
It was gathered that as a result of the alleged drug which was lanced in his food, Bawa, became unconscious.
When Saminu had Bawa where he wanted him, he picked heavy firewood and hit Bawa several times on the head.
He was alleged to have stopped hitting after he was quiet such that his friend was dead. He then threw the corpse inside a well in the house and hurriedly covered it with sand.
Confirming the incident, the Katsina State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), a Superintendent of Police (SP), Gambo Isah, said that Saminu killed his friend with the intent of robbing him of his car.
Isah said: “In the course of the investigation, it was discovered that the suspect made a mistake and called the wife of the deceased by phone to say that he needed the vehicle’s documents. He was subsequently traced, arrested, and confessed to the commission of the offence. A pack of rat poison, heavy firewood and a vehicle, a Volkswagen, Golf, Saloon, Green in colour, with registration number AA 266 KUF, belonging to the deceased was found in the possession of the suspect.”
Isah further explained that on the 1st of December at about 1:PM, the Command succeeded in arresting, Saminu, of Bakin Kasuwa Quarters, Mani LGA of Katsina State, a suspected killer friend of one ASC II Sanusi Bawa, an officer of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, (NSCDC), Katsina State Command, his final year course mate at Federal College of Education, (FCE), Katsina. Nemesis caught up with the suspect when on 26th of November, 20222 at about 2:PM, he lured the deceased into an unoccupied building in Mani LGA, deceived him to park his motor vehicle Golf Saloon, green in colour with registration number AA 266 KUF inside a garage in the house and served him with a poisoned Fura da Nono meal, as a result of which the deceased became unconscious. Consequently, he got heavy firewood and hit the victim severally on the head until he died and threw the corpse inside a Well in the house and covered it with sand. All with the intent of robbing the deceased of his motor vehicle.”BEWARE All Rights Reserved. This material, and other digital content on this website, may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in whole or part without prior express written permission from Juliana Francis