More details of how a middle-aged man identified as Abbas Abubakar was beaten to death by three siblings who are his neighbours in Badariya area, Birnin Kebbi for allegedly stealing their motorcycle have emerged.
According to reports made available to NigeriaCrime.com Abbas Abubakar was tied with a rope and beaten to Comma on 19th September 2022 by three siblings.
Sanusi Abubakar, the elder brother of the deceased revealed that at about 4 am three siblings Abubakar Ahmed, Ubaidu Ahmed and Halilu Ahmed came to his house demanding to see Abbas Abubakar because they were suspecting him to have stolen their motorcycle.
They took my brother to their house tied him with a rope and beat him till he became unconscious.”
“At about 2:30 PM when Abbas became unconscious they carried him in their motor vehicle to the Divisional Police Headquarters, Birnin Kebbi.”
NigeriaCrime.com learned that immediately after the suspects got to the station, they were arrested while Abbas Abubakar was rushed to Sir Yahaya Memorial Hospital, Birnin Kebbi, where he was confirmed dead by a medical doctor.
Confirming the incident of suspected motorcycle thief was murdered, SP Nafi’u Abubakar, Police Public Relations Officer, Kebbi State Command said on the 19th of September 2022 at Abubakar Ahmed, Ubaidu Ahmed and Halilu Ahmed all of Badariya area, Birnin Kebbi, conspired and went to the residence of Sanusi Abubakar of the same address and demanded him to call his junior brother named Abbas Abubakar a.k.a Zabi for them because they were suspecting him to have stolen their motorcycle, Haojue Roba-Roba.
When Abbas Abubakar was called, the suspects took him to their house, tied him with a rope and beat him up to a state of comma. On the same date, the suspects took the said Abbas Abubakar to the Divisional Police Headquarters, Birnin Kebbi. Hence, they were instantly arrested and rushed Abbas Abubakar to Sir Yahaya memorial hospital, Birnin Kebbi, where he was confirmed dead by a medical doctor.
Meanwhile, the state Commissioner Of Police Cp. Ahmed Magaji Kontagora has directed the Divisional Police Officer to immediately transfer the case to State Criminal Investigation Department Birnin Kebbi to conduct a discreet investigation to unravel the circumstances surrounding the dastardly act of suspected motorcycle thief was murdered.