A 37-year-old young man named Munkaila Ahmadu allegedly murdered his parent in Gagarawa Local Government Area of Jigawa state with a wooden pestle.
The Jigawa, Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Lawan Shiisu, confirmed this in a press release issued on Thursday.
According to Shiisu the suspect was arrested after he allegedly attacked his father, mother and two others with a wooden pestle. Those attacked by the suspect were, Ahmad Muhammad, 70, Hauwau Ahamadu, 60, Kailu Badugu, 65 and Hakalima Amadu, 60.
Shiisu noted that the other two victims survived but were currently receiving treatment at the hospital.
“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 added that preliminary investigation revealed that the deceased were the biological parents of the suspect.
The PPRO 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.
The Commissioner of Police in the state, Aliyu Tafida, had directed for discreet investigation into the case, after which the suspect would be charged to court