Missing 3-year-old boy found dead in Jigawa

The Police in Jigawa State have discovered the corpse of a three-year-old child, identified as Aminu Bukar, who went missing on Jan. 14 in Guri Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.

The Police Public Relations (PPRO) in the state, ASP Lawan Shiisu, confirmed this in a statement he issued on Friday.

Shiisu said the father of the deceased, Alhaji Bukar, had earlier reported to the police that his child went missing at about 4:00 pm in Dolen Zugu Village on the same date.


He said on the receipt of 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.