Linus Dimas, a man from Adamawa State, is accused of murdering a court clerk ordered to summon him.

According to a statement issued by the Adamawa State Police Command on Tuesday evening, the suspect was apprehended on Monday, December 18, after reportedly killing the clerk who went to serve him with the court summons.

The statement, signed by Police Public Relations Officer Suleiman Nguroje, said Linus Dimas, 43, is a resident of Kugama Wuro Jibir, Mayo Belwa Local Government Area.

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.

“The Commissioner of Police directs that the case be discreetly investigated,” the statement added.



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