Police in Jigawa State has arrested 22-year-old Abdullahi Saleh over the alleged killing of his friend Muhammad Tukur in Rabadan village in Birnin Kudu Local Government Area.

Spokesman of the Command ASP Lawan Shiisu Adam confirmed the incident in a statement issued to DAILY POST.

He said the incident happened on 31/12/2021 at about 1830hrs when one Sa’idu Abdullahi lodged a direct complaint that one Abdullahi Saleh (the Suspect) injured Muhammad Tukur (the deceased) with a cutlass.

Shiisu explained that the incident occurred when the deceased Muhammad Tukur met the suspect Abdullahi Saleh to warn him against speaking to his wife.

He said an altercation ensued during the encounter and in the process, the suspect seized a cutlass in possession of Muhammad (the deceased) and inflicted injuries on his hand.

Kiyawa said on receiving the ugly report, a team of Policemen swung into action, visited the scene and conveyed the victim to Federal Medical Center B/ Kudu, and arrested the suspect.

The Police spokesman said the case is now under investigation.