The police have also arrested a 19-year-old building apprentice, Inusa Abubakar, over the murder of his 24-year-old master, Ba’Ana Bukar.
Chukwu stated that the suspect, a bricklayer apprentice, stabbed his master with a knife on May 26 in an uncompleted building where they were working at Pompomari area of Maiduguri.
He added that the suspect buried the body in a shallow grave, proceeded to the deceased’s house and carted away N62, 000.
The commissioner noted that the amount was the proceed from sale of the deceased’s vehicle.
Chukwu said that the police recovered a knife and money from the suspect.