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Police investigate Bauchi APC chief’s death, arrest 3 suspects

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Police investigate Bauchi APC chief’s death, arrest 3 suspects

The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Bauchi Local Government Area, Alhaji Musa Gwabba, has died under mysterious circumstances.

He was said to have been found in a hotel room vomiting and was rushed to the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital, Bauchi where he was certified dead by a medical doctor.

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The Bauchi State Police Command confirmed the incident to journalists on Sunday.

The command’s Public Relations Officer, Ahmed Wakil, in a statement, said the state Commissioner of Police, Umar Sanda, has ordered an autopsy to be carried out to ascertain the cause of his death.

Wakil, in the statement titled; “CP orders for an autopsy to unravel the circumstances surrounding the death of Hussani Gwabba,” said three suspects have already been arrested in connection with the incident.

He said, “The Commissioner of Police, Bauchi State Command, Umar Sanda, has appealed to the general public to be calm, as the police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Alhaji Musa Gwabba.”

“Report indicates that on May 14, 2022, at about 11.30 am, information was received from a Good Samaritan that one Husseini Musa Gwaba (62), male, the new chairman of All Progressives Congress of Bauchi Local Government was in distress.

“DPO ‘C’ Division visited the scene at Khairan Hotel located behind Specialist Hospital Bauchi where he met the victim vomiting in his hotel room and rushed him to ATBU Teaching Hospital, Bauchi for treatment, where he was certified dead by a medical doctor.

“Preliminary investigation has led to the arrest of three suspects for interrogation.

“Meanwhile, the result of the autopsy is being awaited. The outcome of the investigation will be made public, please.”

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