Suspected ritualists have killed one Muhammad Yunus, 11, an Almajiri and expunged his brain in Kofar Wambai of Bauchi metropolis.
Some residents of the area told reporters that unknown persons lured two Almajirs to a corner promising to offer them something that they did not specify to them.
However, one of the Almajiris who escaped with utter shock and draw the attention of some of the nearby residents to the scene of the ‘horrific act where the dead body of Yunus was found.
SP Ahmed Muhammed Wakil, Bauchi State Police Command’s Public Relations Officer, confirmed the incident.
“Police received a distress call from a good Samaritan that unknown person has used a stone and brake the skull of the Almajiri Pupils.
“Quranic School pupils Muhd Yunusa 11 years and Aminu Yusuf 12 years old were deceived by unknown persons, who used that stone to break the skull of Yunus and run to an unknown destination,” he said.
Wakil said the State Commissioner of Police, Sylvester Abiodun Alabi has directed the Divisional Police Officer DPO A division to act with immediate effect and not to leave any stone unturned and brought the perpetrators of this dastardly act to book.
He advised parents to monitor the movement of their children and not to allow them to answer calls from strangers In the name of giving them something.