The Director of Works of the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, Engineer Hassan Sabo Jama’are was attacked at the front of his residence by armed robbers and stabbed to death.
Daily Post gathered that the deceased was attacked by the robbers in front of his house at the Tudun Salmanu area of Bauchi metropolis as he was driving into his house, the robbers stabbed and also stole the victim’s car.
According to a source, despite a cry for help by the deceased while he was being attacked, residents of the area could not come out to rescue him.
Adding that it was after the robbers had gone that neighbours came out and together with his family members rushed him to the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital (ATBUTH), Bauchi.
Bauchi State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Mohammed Ahmed Wakil, informed that the incident occurred at about 10 pm on Sunday..
According to Wakil, the Deputy Superintendent of Police, the gang stabbed the deceased with knife while he was trying to enter his house.
“After stabbing him, the robbers went away with his car, Honda Accord with registration number, EKY 388 CP.
“After the robbers left, his neighbours and family members took him to the hospital where he was confirmed dead,” the PPRO informed.
The police spokesman, however, said that the State Commissioner of Police, Tanko Lawal Jimeta, has directed that discreet investigation be conducted to capture the culprits and bring them to justice.