Missing 3-year-old boy found dead in Jigawa

A three-year-old boy, Aminu Bukar, who went missing in Guri Local Government Area (LGA) of Jigawa State last week, has been found dead.


Confirming this development to newsmen, the spokesperson of the state police command, ASP Lawan Shiisu, said Alhaji Bukar, the boy’s father, had earlier reported to the police that his child went missing at about 4:00 pm in Dolen Zugu Village on January 14, 2022.


Shiisu said shortly after receiving the report, a team of policemen swung into action and later discovered Aminu’s corpse at Tudun Mai Jambo bush, about one kilometers from the village.


The PPRO said Aminu was rushed to the hospital and certified dead by a medical doctor. He said a police investigation concluded that there was no foul play in the boy’s death.


Shiisu added that the corpse was later released to the relatives for burial.