Abubakar Aliwata (also known as Atiku) : Man Killed by Local Hunter in Lagos State After Stealing Puppy

Death – Obituary – Accident and Crime News : Man known as Atiku killed by unidentified local hunter in Lagos State

In a tragic incident that occurred in the Gengeri area of Mile 12, Lagos State, a man identified as Abubakar Aliwata, also known as Atiku, lost his life at the hands of a local hunter whose identity remains unknown. The incident took place around 10.30 pm on Saturday, sending shockwaves through the community.

According to reliable sources, Aliwata had allegedly stolen a puppy that belonged to the local hunters in Gengeri. When confronted and asked to return the stolen dog, he adamantly refused and even went as far as challenging the hunters to a physical confrontation. Eyewitnesses revealed that tensions escalated, resulting in a severe cut on Atiku’s head.

Eyewitnesses, who preferred to remain anonymous, shared their accounts of the unfortunate incident. Atiku had been repeatedly urged to return the dog he had allegedly stolen, but he obstinately refused, instead opting for a confrontation at the nearby Bolla refuse site in Gengeri, Mile 12. The confrontation quickly turned violent, with Atiku sustaining a deep machete cut to his head.

Abdul, another witness, described the immediate aftermath, stating that Atiku was rushed to the Lagos State Emergency Hospital for medical attention. Tragically, he was pronounced dead upon arrival at the hospital. His body was laid to rest in accordance with Islamic customs.

The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the incident and assured the public that an investigation was underway. The police are diligently working to gather evidence and ascertain the details surrounding this unfortunate incident.

As the investigation continues, the community mourns the loss of Atiku, while grappling with the shock of this senseless act of violence. The incident serves as a stark reminder of the importance of peaceful conflict resolution and the devastating consequences that can arise from escalating disputes.

The local authorities, alongside the police, are determined to bring the perpetrator to justice and ensure that such acts of violence are not repeated in their community. In the face of this tragedy, the community must come together to support one another and promote peace and harmony for the greater good.

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