Her assailants also gouged out her eyes and dumped her body in an uncompleted building. The incident reportedly occurred when the girl was returning from Musa Bunu Primary School, Bayan Fada.
The corpse of the girl, whose name could not be immediately ascertained, has been reportedly buried according to Islamic rites.
The Bauchi State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Haruna Mohammed, confirmed the murder of the girl but declined to provide details, saying the Commissioner of Police would address the press on the issue on Wednesday (today).
“The Bauchi State Commissioner of Police will address the issue (the killing of the girl) and other matters on Wednesday; so, I can’t give you any information on the incident now,” he said on the telephone.