The police have arrested a bus driver at Shereti Village in Kabusa, Federal capital Territory, for allegedly killing his conductor, Bala Akuki, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.
The suspect was said to have fought the conductor for allegedly stealing N5,000 from their daily till. According to a police source, the suspect denied the allegation, saying that the conductor died of stomach upset.
However, a neighbour told the police that the driver had a serious fight with the conductor a night before the conductor died.
The neighbour said he over-heard the driver and the conductor fighting in the night over the alleged missing N5,000.
“They were engaged in a serious fight,’’ the neighbour was said to have told the police.
Preliminary investigations by the police revealed that the conductor might have been strangled.
The source said the police would soon arraign the suspect.