16-year old boy’s eyes plucked out by his ’employer’ in Bauchi
A 16-year-old boy identified as Uzairu Salisu, has found himself in total darkness, no thanks to his employer who plucked out his two eyes in the Dutsen Jira area of Yelwa area in Bauchi state.
The state police spokesperson, SP Ahmed Mohammed Wakili, who disclosed this in a statement said the incident was reported to the police by the village head on Thursday, June 23.
Preliminary investigation reveals that the victim’s name is Uzairu Salisu ‘M’ of kwanan Gulmammu Jahun Quarters.
The victim stated that One Ibrahim of Rafin Zurfi whom he knows for some time lured him to the Bush for a menial job on his farm, The suspect Ibrahim used a cable wire to strangulate the victim and remove his two eyes.”
Wakili said that the victim is currently in the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Teaching Hospital Bauchi (ATBUTH) receiving medical attention while efforts are being made to arrest the suspect.