The dreaded Shila boys have killed a 37-year-old man, Umar Abdulkadir, in Yola.
Shila Boys are light weapon-bearing youths who are terrorizing some communities in Adamawa and some other places.
They specialise in snatching mobile phones, jewelries and other valuables.
The killing of Umar happened in the early hours of Saturday, when the youths attempted to snatch his mobile phones on Ajiya Street in Yola-North Local Government Area….CONTINUE READING
The Police in Yola received the information at 3:00 a.m. on Saturday.
Police has now confirmed the commencement of investigation into the killing.
Sgt. Muhammad Abdulkadir, a brother to deceased, said that the gang members, numbering about seven, invaded the deceased’s house at 2. 00 a.m. with knives and other dangerous weapons.
According to him, the deceased did his best to escape but was not successful.
He said that the hoodlums stabbed him on the stomach, exposing his intestines.
He also said that the gang took the deceased’s two phones and ran away, adding that he died at the Modibbo Adama University Teaching Hospital, Yola, where he was rushed.