The Katsina State Police Command has confirmed the death of a Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Dutsinma Local Government Area of the state, Idris Nature.
The State’s Commissioner of Police, CP Besen Gwana, who confirmed the development while addressing a press briefing in the state, was silent about Bature’s identity.
He however said that the deceased was found with injuries on his head.
The CP further disclosed that one Aliyu Bala alias Ubangaja has been arrested for culpable homicide and in connection with the death of the APC chieftain.
He said: “On 19/11/2017 at about 20:30hrs, one Aliyu Bala alias “UBANGAJA” aged 54yrs of the same address invited the deceased to escort him to Kuki village, Dutsinma LGA of Katsina state.
“However, on 20/11/2017 at about 07:00hrs, the body of the deceased was found lying along Kuki road, with injuries on his head.
“Consequently, the police traced the motorcycle of the deceased to the house of the suspect Aliyu Bala alias “UBANGAJA” who invited him for the journey.
“Investigation is ongoing in this case. “The Command is also investigating the death of one Idris Bature aged 45yrs ‘m’ of Karofi village, Dutsinma LGA of Katsina state.”