Police arrest 3 over death of APC Chairman in Bauchi


By Umar Sa’id Moh’d, Bauchi

Bauchi State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of three suspects in connection with the death of the Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bauchi Local Government Area of the state, Musa Hussaini Gwabba recently.

The State Commissioner of Police, Umar Mamman Sanda, confirmed the development in a statement issued yesterday by the command’s spokesman, SP Ahmed Wakili and made available to journalists in Bauchi.

According to the statement, the Commissioner of Police has also approved the conduct of an autopsy to unravel the circumstances surrounding the death of the late APC Chairman.

The statement reads: “Report indicated that on 14/05/2022 at about 1130 hours information was received from a Good Samaritan that one HUSSEINI MUSA GWABBA, 62 years old, male, the new Chairman of All Progressive Congress (APC) of Bauchi Local Government Area was in distress.”

“The DPO, C Division visited the scene at KHAIRAN Hotel located behind Specialist Hospital Bauchi where he met the victim vomiting in his hotel room and rushed him to ATBU Teaching Hospital Bauchi for treatment, where he was certified dead by a Medical Doctor on duty .

“Police confirmed that Preliminary investigation has led to the arrest of three suspects for interrogation while the result of the autopsy is being awaited after which the outcome of the investigation will be made public”, it added