By Bukar Bolori
Four persons are in police custody in Yobe state over the mysterious death of a teenage girl at one of the Government Lodge in Damaturu.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the State, Dungus Abdulkarim, speaking to journalists on the incident, said: “Four suspects are in our custody over ‘suspected’ charge of homicide.”
He added that: “The charges of the case will come out clearly after an autopsy is carried out on the body.”
AbdulKarim told journalists that: “Yes, we have four suspects in our custody over suspected homicide (killing) of one girl who died at a Government Lodge in Damaturu. The case is now with the state CID under investigation.”
It was learnt that a 18 year old girl was found to have died on Thursday at a Government Lodge in Damaturu. The cause of her death was still yet to be ascertained.
It was learnt that the police arrested the suspects who are now at the Police B Division in Damaturu.
The corpse of the deceased has been deposited at the State Specialist Hospital Damaturu awaiting autopsy.
A police source told our correspondent that though the cause of death of the deceased is yet to be ascertained, the four suspects are being charged with homicide