18 Year old arrested in Adamawa for the brutal murder of mother and child - Global Quest Magazine



Wednesday, June 8, 2022

18 Year old arrested in Adamawa for the brutal murder of mother and child

The Adamawa State Police Command on Monday, June 6, apprehended an 18-year-old suspect for the alleged br¥tal m¥rder of a 36-year-old woman, Talatu Alh. Usman, and her one-year-old child in Lamurde Local Government Area.

The spokesperson of the command, SP Suleiman Nguroje, in a statement released, said both the suspect Volamu Kalbes and the victims are residents of Sabon Layi village in Lamurde LGA.

The suspect allegedly attacked the victim by the riverside where she went to take her bath alongside her child.

''The Victim was said to have resisted an attempt by the suspect to r@pe her but to no avail, as he overpowered her as a result of which he subdued and pressed her down into the water where she d!ed.

As this was not enough, the Suspect took the child who was crying uncontrollably on the river bank and pressed him into the water until he became l!feless.

On the strength of that, the Suspect was arrested by the command operatives attached to Lamurde Divisional Police Headquarters, following a report received by the victim's husband, Alh. Usman Abdul who is currently bereaved over the lost of his wife and child.''the statement read

Nguroje said the state commissioner of Police, CP SK Akande, having directed for a more discreet investigation into the matter; however, ordered the Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of SCID to take over the investigation.  He equally called on the members of the public to desist from all criminal acts as the police will not relent in bringing to book


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