‘I killed my neighbor because I do not forgive easily’


The Niger State Police Command has arrested a man, Garba Maru for killing his neighbor with a cutlass.

Maru who was arrested in New Bussa in Borgu Local Government Area of the state

Maru was trailed and arrested by the police operatives attached to Borgu Division on a tip-off while trying to escape.

The suspect was said to have killed his neighbour, Umar Mohammed with a cutlass over some misunderstanding among them for a period of time.

“I hardly forgive somebody that offends me, I will always remember and ready to kill the person at any given time. I am such a person if you wrong me January if I see you by December, I will retaliate ,” Maru explained .

The incident was reported by the younger brother of the deceased, Hassan Mohammed, who alerted the police when he heard of his brother’s death.

Maru confessed to have engaged the deceased in a cut where he cut him several times with the cutlass he had causing an immediate death to the deceased.

The Niger state Police Command Public Relations Officer, Muhammad Abubakar said the suspect had confessed to the crime adding that a cutlass was recovered from him.

Abubakar said the Command would charge the matter would be charged to court after investigation.

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