Isaac Ezekiel, 32, of Rafin Zurfi Yelwa Bauchi Metropolitan, was apprehended by the police in Bauchi state for reportedly removing the eyeballs of a 16-year-old kid.
We have previously described how the man, named as Uzairu Salisu, was employed to work on a farm and was attacked and his eyeballs ripped out while performing his duties.
SP Ahmed Mohammed Wakil, the spokesman for the police command, stated in a statement that the suspect readily confessed to the heinous murder.
The police official stated that Uzairu Salisu’s eyeballs were discovered during a swift search of the suspect’s residence.
Exhibit recovered from the suspect two human eyeballs in a calabash, Cable wire used in perpetrating the heinous act, Travelling bag containing some native medicine”
Wakili stated that Nensok Bawa ‘M’, 38, of Kabwir District Kanke Local Government Area Plateau State and Yohana Luka (AKA Doctor Samu), 52, of Golbong Village Amper District in Kanke Local Government Area Plateau State were also arrested in connection with the incident.
''Findings reveal that in April 2022, Principal Suspect Isaac Ezekiel conspired with the two suspects above to conceive the idea to commit the atrocity of getting the eyeballs of a human being. On 24th June 2022 at about 0900hrs the principal suspect Isaac Ezekiel lured one Uzairu Salisu 'M' 16yr of Jahun Bauchi Metropolitan into a nearby Bush for a casual job on his farm, the Isaac Ezekiel used a cable wire to strangulate Uzairu Salisu into a coma and use a knife to remove the two eyes for a ritual purpose. Investigation is in progress, after which the suspects will be charged to court.'' the statement read