16-year-old boy’s eyes plucked out by his ’employer’ in Bauchi (photos)

The eyes of a 16-year-old boy identified as Uzairu Salisu, was on Thursday, June 23 plucked out by his employer in the Dutsen Jira area of Yelwa, Bauchi state .

A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, SP Ahmed Mohammed Wakili, says the incident was reported to the police by the village head.

Preliminary investigation reveals that the victim’s name is Uzairu Salisu ‘M’ of kwanan Gulmammu Jahun Quarters. 

“The victim stated that One Ibrahim of Rafin Zurfi whom he knows for some time lured him to the Bush for a menial job on his farm, The suspect Ibrahim used a cable wire to strangulate the victim and remove his two eyes.”

Wakili said that the victim is currently in the Abubakar Tafawabalewa Teaching Hospital Bauchi (ATBUTH) receiving medical attention while efforts are being made to arrest the suspect.