DPO Seized Over Murder Of Girlfriend’s Maid In Katsina


The Nigeria Police on Friday, June 21, arrested a DPO in Mashi local government area of Katsina for allegedly killing his girlfriend’s maid, friday, June 20.

According to The  Daily Trust, GarbaTalawai allegedly killed Abdullahi, 16, at about 12.00 hrs on Friday in Mashi local government area. confirming the report, the spokesperson for the Katsina state police command, Gambo Isah, said the councillor of the area had made a report to the suspected DPO that a corpse was seen along a bush path in Mashi.

It was gathered that Talawai after receiving the report went the the bush path, evacuated the corpse to the Primary Health Centre in the area.

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He said the body was later identified as Abdullahi after one of the health staff on duty to identify the corpse as having been brought the previous day dead by the same DPO along with one other policeman yet to be identified inside a red Toyota Carina II. Isah said: “The deceased was later identified as a housemaid to one Sadiya Alhaji Danyaya, a girlfriend of the DPO.”

He also said that Sadiya confirmed that she reported to the DPO that the girl was missing since 19 June after she rebuked her for carrying an unwanted pregnancy and for sleeping outside the house.

The Police Spokesperson said preliminary investigation has indicted the DPO for concealment of facts to the possible cause of death of the deceased.


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