Fulani herdsman says it is Allah's wish for him to be a thief

Fulani herdsman says it is Allah's wish for him to be a thief

Police in Nigeria are baffled by the confession of one Fulani herdsman who allegedly believes that it is the destiny of Allah that he be involved in "looting and stealing".

The suspect, Amidu Omuru, who was arrested on suspicion of robbery and murder revealed to the police that he does not know why he committed the offence.

The suspect and his accomplice, who was simply identified as Sanda, were both arrested along the Igangan/Iganna road via Iwere Ile in Oke-Ogun according to a report by Daily Post in Nigeria.

Fulani herdsman says it is Allah's wish for him to be a thief

Fulani herdsman says it is Allah's wish for him to be a thief and murderer.

Adeleye Oyebade, the state Commissioner of Police, said the culprits were arrested for "attacking one Kehinde Rafiu, beating him with a shepherd club and machete before robbing him of his motorcycle", the  report says.

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The victim lost his life at the hospital due to injuries resulting from the violence.

According to Umoru, his accomplice was the one that initiated the attack before he joined in.

"Whatever Allah desires must come to pass. I think it is my destiny to rob", he said.

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