The Bauchi State Police Command has launched a manhunt for one Ibrahim who allegedly removed the two eyes of a 16-year-old boy in the state.
The Command’s Public Relations Officer, Ahmed Wakil, who stated this in a media statement made available to journalists in the state on Friday, said that the incident happened on Thursday.
The statement was titled: “Police commence an investigation into the case of attempted culpable homicide.”
According to him, the said Ibrahim deceived the victim, Uzairu Salisu, a resident of Kwanan Gulmammu, Jahun Quarters area of the Bauchi metropolis, to his farm to work for him.
He said while on the farm, the suspect, a resident of the Rafin Zurfi area of the metropolis, attacked him and used a cable to remove his two eyes.
Wakil, a Superintendent of Police, said that the Ward head of Birshi, Mohammed Lawal, called the Police to inform them of the incident.
He said the Police swiftly moved to the scene and rushed the victim to the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital, Bauchi, for medical attention.