A 23-year-old man, Abubakar Yahaya, has being arrested by Adamawa Police command.
He was charged for chopping off the wrist of one Mohammed Jafar, following their dispute over a girl named Mariam Boni.
According to the state police command spokesperson, Othman Abubakar, the suspect and Mariam were lovers and when their relationship crashed, Mariam started seeing Jafar.
Abubakar became jealous and made several attempts to persuade Mohammed from seeing Mariam but proved abortive.
For failing to heed his several warnings, Abuabakar however, arranged with his friends and they ambushed Mohammed on November 21st.
They beat him up and during the attack, Abubakar used a matchete to chop off Mohammed’s hands.
The case was immediately reported to the police and Abubakar was arrested.
The police spokesperson said the suspect will soon be arraigned in court.