Criminals drugged wedding guests with concoction drink in Katsina
Some suspected criminals had drugged wedding guests with concoction drink causing the death of one person at Barhim village, Batagarawa LGA of Katsina State.
One of the suspect, Mudassiru Tanimu had been arrested by the police while his friend, Nafi’u Umar is now at large.
This is contained in a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer, SP Gambo Isah.
Below is the statement:
“On 17/11/2019 at about 09:00hrs, the Command arrested one Mudassiru Tanimu, m, aged 18yrs of Barhim village, Batagarawa LGA of Katsina state who conspired with one Nafi’u Umar, m, aged 18yrs of the same address (now at large) and prepared a mixture of drug concoction which was administered to people in a wedding event celebration.
Consequently, one Iliyasu Musa, m, aged 25yrs and Rabi’u Sani, m, aged 16yrs of the same address drank the concoction and went into frenzy of unconsciousness.
Victims were rushed to General Hospital, Katsina were the former was confirmed died while the later in a state of deep intoxication.
Suspect confessed to the crime. Investigation is ongoing.”