Bauchi police command records success in crime fighting

PRESS RELEASE 4th July, 2024


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On 3rd July 2024 at about 1705hrs information received from the ward head of Gwallagan Mayaka area of Bauchi that he received information from a good Samaritan a resident of his ward revealed that his wife Amina (not real name) who informed him that she saw a 5yrs old boy of their neighbours tied with a chain inside a room situated at the same address (Gwallagan Mayaka) and she immediately check-up the boy to confirm and found the boy lying tied with the chain unconscious.

On receipt of the information, a team of detectives led by CSP. Mubarak S. Baba DPO D’ Division (Dutsen Tanshi) moved to the scene and rescued the boy.

During interview, the victim Identified himself as Hussaini Abubakar ‘m’ 5yrs old, he revealed that he was treated inhumanely by his biological father Abubakar Nuhu ‘m’ 50yrs AKA Wanzam of Gwallagan Mayaka, he further stated that he was incarcerated with the exception of all humane treatment by the father for many days which he can not specify and also spend three days without eating.

Consequently, the Commissioner of Police Bauchi State Command CP Auwal Musa Muhammad psc immediately directed the DPO to apprehend the offender for investigation and prosecution for the established offence.

During interrogation, the suspect “Abubakar Nuhu popularly known as Wanzam was arrested for the offence of Child Abuse, according to the defendant he claimed to have confined the minor “in order to restrict him from stealing their neighbour’s valuables” and he was advised to do so by a friend. furthermore, the CP directed the DPO to transfer the case to SCID and also directed the Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of the Criminal Investigation Department to discreetly investigate the crux of the matter and other motives surrounding the dastardly act.

While appreciating the public for their cooperation and being vigilant to sanitize and/or pitch out the bad eggs among the productive society is highly acknowledged and encourages the public to continue supporting the Police and any other law enforcement agent in the State.

CP MM Auwal psc warned the General Public to desist from such acts and report any suspicious person or group attempting to commit or on the commission of such an act to the nearest Police Station or call our emergency toll numbers; 08151849417, 09053872273.


On 04 July 2024 at about 1200hrs one Hajiya (not real name) ‘f’ of Behind Nitel office Bauchi reported at A’ Divisional Police Headquarters Bauchi that on the same date at about 1150hrs one Suleiman Musa ‘m’ ged 28yrs of same address, lured her daughter one Amina (not real name) ‘f’ aged 9yrs-old of same address, into his room situated at same area while she was on errand and forcefully had carnal knowledge of her without her consent.

During interrogation, the suspects freely confessed to have committed the crime, investigation is still ongoing, after which the suspect will be charged to court for prosecution for the established offence.

In a related development, on the 22nd June 2024 at about 1500hrs, one Abubakar Danladi ‘m’ aged 43yrs and one Umar Ismail ‘m’ aged 65yrs of unguwan Mahaukata Bauchi, reported at A’ Divisional Police Headquarters, that one Bala Mohammed ‘m’ aged 67yrs lured their daughters one Safiya (not real name) ‘f’ aged 17yrs and Hassana (not real name) ‘f’ 16yrs both of same address into his room and had carnal knowledge of them and thereafter give them five hundred naira (N500) the victims stated that he had canal knowledge of up to five times.

During interrogation, the suspect voluntarily confessed to the crime and corroborated the victim’s statement.

Investigation is still ongoing, after which the suspect will be profiled and charged to court.

SP Ahmed Mohammed Wakil Anipr,
Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO),
For: Commissioner of Police,
Bauchi State Command.

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