November 29, 2022

Bauchi State Police Command said it has arrested three suspects who were accused of killing a serving member of the State House of Assembly, the late Musa Mante Baraza.

The late lawmaker, who represented Dass State Constituency, was reportedly slain in his residence in Dass Council, while two of his wives and his one-year-old daughter were kidnapped on August 13. 

According to the authorities, while Mante was killed, his family spent one week with the unknown gunmen before they were released.

The suspects were arrested three months after by the police.

Spokesman of the Command, Ahmed Wakil said, “One Abdulrazak Mohammed, 29 years, Abdulmumini Umar, 29 years, Yusuf Mohammed, 18 years and Mas’ud Hassan, 22 years, all of Bauchi town, were arrested in connection with the killing.

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