Police in Bauchi have found a corpse of a suspected armed robber and recovered 18 handsets and five laptops among other items from him at Wuntin Dada, a suburb of the town.
The spokesman for the Police Command in Bauchi State, SP Ahmed Wakil confirmed this to the News Agency of Nigeria on Friday.
Wakil said that the command received information on Thursday that some armed men numbering seven had stormed students’ apartment at Wuntin Dada on the Jos-Bauchi Road.
He said that while chasing the armed men, operatives found the corpse, suspected to be among them lying in his pool of blood
“He was evacuated to ATBU Teaching Hospital Bauchi, where the medical doctor confirmed him dead,’’ the police spokesman said.
Wakil listed other items recovered from the corpse as six audio MP3 players, two face-caps, four pairs of shoes, four wristwatches, one hat and one torchlight.
He said that the corpse had been taken to the State Criminal Investigation Department for further investigation.