Maiduguri

Police have arrested3 CJTF for the alleged murder of a 42-Year-old Teacher in Maiduguri.

 

Newsonline reports that the Borno State Police Command has reportedly arrested three Civilian Joint Task Force(CJTF), members for the alleged killing of a 42-year-old teacher, Babagana Ahmed Gaidam.

 

The victim who was a Head Teacher at Asheikh Jarma Mega School, Bulumkuttu Abuja, Maiduguri, was stabbed to death at his residents at about 3 am on Monday.

 

Before his untimely death, Babagana was said to have disengaged three of the Civilian Joint Task Force member deployed as security men in the school after he discovered that there were issues pertaining to theft of school property, such as fans, ACs and other important learning equipment, which were being removed and sold.

 

After disengaging them, the CJTF reportedly visited the resident of the victim to warned him to “stay away from them or else they would kill him.”

They met his wife when they came last week and she relayed the message to her husband.

 

Consequently, At midnight, the assailants rode a tricycle to the victim’s house, scaled the fence and broke into his room while he was asleep. They began attacking him with a knife; the victim attempted to fight back but they overpowered and killed him.

 

The wife of the deceased victim had disclosed that her late husband recognised his killers as he was heard screaming the name (withheld) of one of them while he was stabbing him until he passed away.

 

A Senior Police Officer said that three suspected persons were arrested at Bulumkuttu Abuja on Tuesday, following a directive by the Commissioner of Police(CP), Abdu Umar.

 

“The name given by the wife of the deceased which the victim was mentioning before his death, made it very easy to identify the suspected culprits.

 

“The three suspects would be transferred to the State’s Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department of the Command for investigation

 

The Senior Police officer said that the suspects would be charged with culpable homicide if found guilty of the crime.

 

Recalled that the killing of the innocent teachers has generated outrage from residents in Maiduguri who demanded that the killers be brought to book.

 

By: Hamza Suleiman