Sokoto state Police Command has confirmed the arrest of suspects alleged to be responsible for chopping off a middle aged man hands in Sokoto.
The state Police command Public Relations Officer, Sadiq Abubakar Mohammed confirmed the arrest to TVC News via telephone conversation.
He said investigation is ongoing and promised that the police will brief the public of the outcome of the investigation as soon as it is concluded.
Habibu Abubakar, a middle aged man landed in hospital on Sunday after he was attacked by unknown hoodlums that chopped off his hands for reason not known to the public.
Eyewitnesses said the assailants attacked the victim with dangerous weapons in his home at Nakasari area of Sokoto South Local government area of the state at around 2:00am and left him without his two limbs.