By Bashir Bello
KATSINA – Body of the Secretary, All Progressive Congress, APC in Dutsinma Local government area of Katsina, Idris Bature has been found dead.
Sources identified, Bature as the party secretary in the area.
The Commissioner of Police, CP Besen Gwana who confirmed the development while addressing a press briefing in the state, was silent about Bature’s identity but said the deceased was found with injuries on his head.
Gwana said one Aliyu Bala alias Ubangaja has been arrested for culpable homicide and in connection with the death of the APC chieftain.
According to him, “On 19/11/2017 at about 20:30hrs, one Aliyu Bala alias “UBANGAJA” aged 54yrs of the same address invited the deceased to escort him to Kuki village, Dutsinma LGA of Katsina state.
“However, on 20/11/2017 at about 07:00hrs, the body of the deceased was found lying along Kuki road, with injuries on his head.
“Consequently, the police traced the motorcycle of the deceased to the house of the suspect Aliyu Bala alias “UBANGAJA” who invited him for the journey.
“Investigation is ongoing in this case.
“The Command is also investigating the death of one Idris Bature aged 45yrs ‘m’ of Karofi village, Dutsinma LGA of Katsina state,” CP Gwana said.