Police Arrests Man For Alleged M#rder of His Parents With Pestle In Jigawa
Men of the Jigawa state police have arrested a 37-year-old man named Munkaila Adamu for k!lling his parents in the Gagarawa Local Government Area of the State. Spokesperson of the State Police Command, DSP Lawan Shiisu Adam, who verified the development in a statement said the incident happened on Thursday, September 1, 2022, at Unguwar Malamai Quarters in Gagarawa town.
Shiatsu said that the suspect used a wooden pestle and attacked both his father, Ahmad Muhammad, and mother, Hauwa Ahmadu,60, in their room.
Muhammad, 70, was the village head of the community.
The police spokesperson said the suspect also injured two other people in the community. The injured known as Kailu Badugu, 65, and Hakalima Ahmadu, 50, are being treated in the hospital.
While the reason for his actions could not be ascertained, the police said they have taken the suspect into custody and commenced an investigation. Adam said they conveyed the deceased to General Hospital Gumel where they were certified dead.
“Suspect was arrested and the exhibit was recovered.” the PPRO added.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, Jigawa State Police Command, CP Aliyu Sale Tafida, has directed that the case should be transferred to SCIID Dutse immediately for discreet investigation and possible prosecution of the culprit.
Source: Daily Trust