Police Command under Bauchi have launched a search for two suspect who removed an eye of Najib Hussaini, a 12-year-old student of Arabic school at Unguwar Yamma community of the state.
According to the state police spokesman,SP Ahmed Wakil in a statement, Hussaini is a student of a Qur’anic education,a native of Kano who arrived in Bauchi where he enrolled in Arabic school barely a year ago .He added that the incident occurred on 9th December, 2022 at about 0200hrs at Unguwar Yamma, not far from the victim’s school (Tsangaya)
“It was revealed that two unknown people who came on a motorcycle lured the young victim to a nearby house to assist them to call a lady. “The perpetrators of the evil act thereafter took him on a bike to an isolated area near Hanyar Gonar Wakili of the same village, where they stopped the motorcycle near a bushy area and forcefully plucked the right eye of the victim and consequently abandoned him in his pool of blood.The victim however managed to reach a point where he was sighted by some of his colleagues who rushed him to their teacher.”
However, the victim was admitted to Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Teaching Hospital Bauchi (ATBUTH) and the incident ,reported to the Ganjuwa Divisional Police Headquarters.
Commissioner of Police, Bauchi Police Command, CP AMINU ALHASSAN advised the general public to always be security conscious and report strange people and suspicious movements in their communities. He also assured that the perpetrators of such criminal acts would be apprehended soon.