The corpse of a 16-year-old “Almajiri” in the Kiyawa Local Government Area of the state on Friday was recovered by police with one of the deceased’s eyes gorged by the assailants.
DSP Lawan Shiisu, the state PPRO revealed this in a statement released.
He said the Islamic knowledge teacher of the deceased, Malam Muhammad Mustafa, reported the matter to the police.
“The complainant reported that one of his students, aged 16, went to a nearby bush to fetch firewood at about 8 a.m. on Friday, but did not return home.
The student was later found in a pool of his own blood with one of his eyes removed,’’ he stated. Shiisu said the victim was immediately rushed to the Dutse General Hospital where he was confirmed dead by a medical doctor.