There has been a mysterious death in the president's home state.

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress has been murdered in Katsina State.

The Secretary of the party in Dutsinma Local government area, Idris Bature was found dead along a major highway. 

The body of the deceased was found with injuries to the head.

Police authorities have confirmed the arrest of one Aliyu Bala alias Ubangaja in connection with the alleged murder.

According to the police investigation, the suspect had invited the deceased on Wednesday to escort him to Kuki village.

The body of the deceased was later found lying along Kuki road a day after.

The motorcycle of the deceased was later traced to the house of the suspect.

The Commissioner of Police, CP Besen Gwana who confirmed the development said investigation is still ongoing.

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