“I Regret My Action” – Says Tenant Who Robbed His Landlord Of N1.7m, Killed And Buried Him In His House
The operatives of the Niger State Police Command in a painstaking investigation on the whereabout of one Alhaji Tasiu Shittu of Kontagora, who left home since on 25th February, 2018 and never returned, trailed and arrested one Ma’aruf Sarki, of Sokoto State.
Report have it that the 34-year-old suspect confessed to robbing the deceased of the sum of N1,700,000 and his unregistered Honda Accord Car which costs about N1.5m.
Sarrki, went ahead to murder and bury the corpse in a shallow grave in his rented apartment in Kontagora LGA. he claims he as contracted to kill his landlord for the sum of N2m.
“I used local medicine to kill the man and buried him inside the house that I rented from him. I was hired to kill him by one of his business associates. I regret my action” he said
The corpse has since been exhumed for an autopsy and the HonAccordord car and N1.7m of the deceased has since been recovered from the suspect.