Man arrested for cutting Okada rider’s throat, stealing motorcycle


The Nasarawa State Police Command has arrested a suspected motorcycle snatcher, Ibrahim Isiaka, following an incident in Masaka.

The arrest was carried out by Police operatives attached to Masaka Division, according to a statement issued by DSP Ramhan Nansel, the Nasarawa State Police Public Relations Officer on Thursday and made available to newsmen.

According to Nansel, Ibrahim Isiaka, a resident of Riverside, Masaka, allegedly conspired with another individual to rob a commercial motorcyclist.

Nansel stated that the incident occurred when Isiaka boarded a commercial motorcycle, intending to travel to Bigmali along Jankanwa road in Masaka.

However, during the journey, Isiaka reportedly attacked the motorcyclist with a knife, cutting his throat and stealing the motorcycle.

The statement said, “While on transit, Ibrahim Isiaka used a knife and slit the throat of the commercial motorcyclist and snatched the motorcycle.

“Police operatives swiftly rushed the victim to the hospital, where he was stabilized and responding to treatment.

“A thorough manhunt led to the arrest of the suspect and recovery of the stolen motorcycle, while effort is ongoing to arrest the other suspect at large.”

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