A man identified as Linus Dimas has been arrested for allegedly killing a court clerk, Yauba Usman, sent to summon him in Adamawa State.
The Adamawa state Command made this known in a statement on Tuesday, disclosing that its officers arrested the suspect on Monday, December 18.
Police Public Relations Officer, Suleiman Nguroje said Linus, 43, stabbed the clerk of Nasarawo Jereng Area Court severely when he showed up at his place to serve him with the court summons.
The suspect, a resident of Kugama Wuro Jibir, Mayo Belwa Local Government Area was said to have rejected the summons.
According to the statement: “The suspect, on December 18, 2023, rejected court summons served on him by Yauba Usman, a staff of Nasarawo Jereng Area Court and stabbed him severally with a knife, thereby inflicting deep cuts on him.”
The police added that the court clerk was immediately rushed to the hospital, where he was confirmed dead.