Sabiu Usman, a 21-year-old man, has been arrested in Niger State.
He was nabbed by The police in Niger State for allegedly killing his master’s son and burying him in a shallow grave outside his house in the Kaduna Road area of the state.
Usman was arrested by the police a day after the incident and had been transferred to the Police Criminal Investigation Department in Minna, the state capital on Friday.
The corpse of the victim, Yasir Salisu, 13, was exhumed and buried last Monday, following the suspect’s arrest.
He was said to have led the policemen to where the victim was buried.
Mother of the deceased said the suspect had before the incident met her to demand the phone number of his master, claiming to have lost the contact.
It was learnt that a friend of the suspect was also arrested for playing a role in the burial of the deceased.
The Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in charge of Sabon-Wuse, CSP Lateef Abiodun, confirmed the incident when contacted yesterday.