Man Arrested For Killing His Parents With Pestle In Jigawa
The suspect was arrested after he allegedly attacked his father, mother and two others with a wooden pestle.
A 37-year-old man, Munkaila Ahmadu has been arrested for alleged murder of his parents in Zarada Sabuwa village, Gagarawa Local Government Area of Jigawa State.
The Police Public Relations Officer for Jigawa State Command, DSP Lawan Shiisu Adam, said in a statement on Thursday, said the suspect was arrested after he allegedly attacked his father, mother and two others with a wooden pestle.
Those attacked by the suspect are Ahmad Muhammad, 70, Hauwau Ahamadu, 60, Kailu Badugu, 65 and Hakalima Amadu, 60.
Mr Shiisu said that a team of policemen evacuated the victims to Gumel General Hospital, where Ahmadu Muhammad and Hauwau Ahmadu were certified dead by a medical doctor due to the injuries they sustained in the attack.
He said the other two victims were on admission at the hospital for treatment.
“Today, at 11:30 a.m., information received had it that one Munkaila Ahmadu of Zarada-Sabuwa village in Gagarawa LGA of Jigawa, used a wooden pestle and attacked the following persons:
“Ahmadu Muhammad, the village Head of Zarada-Sabuwa, Hauwa Ahmadu, Kailu Badugu and Hakalima Amadu, all of Zarada -Sabuwa village in Gagarawa LGA.”
He explained that preliminary investigation revealed that the deceased were the biological parents of the suspect.
Meanwhile, the commissioner of police in the state, Aliyu Tafida, directed a discreet investigation into the case, after which the suspect would be charged to court.