Another suspect has been arrested by the Bauchi State Police Command in connection with the killing of Professor Mustapha Falaki of the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Haruna Mohammed, who made the announcement yesterday, said further investigation led to the arrest of the suspect, Lawan Ali, 30.
The arrest of the Borno State indigene brings to three the number of people arrested so far over the incident.
The police earlier said they arrested two persons; Mohammed Musa and Jamilu Idris, and that they have confessed to the killing of Professor Falaki.
Prof. Falaki, who was the Director, Institute of Agricultural Research ABU Zaria, was reportedly killed by some villagers, who mistook him for a Boko Haram member.