Operatives of Zamfara State Police Command has arrested one Jabiru Ibrahim for being in possession of a human hand.
Spokesman of the command, SP Mohammed Shehu said detectives are investigating a Case of Culpable Homicide and Being in Possession of Human body Part (Hand) against the suspect, a member of the outlawed notorious YANSAKAI group from Dauran district in Zurmi Local Government Area.
“The Suspect was arrested by the Joint Police and Military Operatives on Anti – Banditry Operation along Dauran – Zurmi axis and brought to the Police Command Headquarters, Gusau for discreet investigation.
“Preliminary investigation revealed that, the Suspect was among the members of the outlawed group (YANSAKAI) who have been terrorising members of Dauran Community through Jungle Justice, leading to reprisal attacks by bandits terrorists against the innocent members of the Public.
“In the course of interrogation, the suspect has confessed that, himself and three other members of his gang now at large carried out the gruesome killing of one Abdullah, a Fulani and later the suspect removed the right hand of the deceased.
“Investigation is in progress with a view to arresting his partners in crime and to unravel the circumstances of their action before being charged to court for Prosecution.”