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Son Kills Mother In Jigawa State

Police Jigawa State Police Command, has arrested a 32-year-old man, Samuel Shegun for allegedly killing his own mother.

The State commissioner of police, CP. A.T. Abdullahi, disclosed this while parading the suspect at the command’s headquarters, in Dutse, the state capital, North-West Nigeria.

The police discovered a lifeless body of a 47-year-old woman, Esther Adekanla, popularly known as Hadiza Nakowa in her house at Dutse town.

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Abdullahi said, following the investigation, detectives from State Criminal Investigation Department, Dutse, arrested one Samuel Shegun of opposite Awajil filling Station Dutse, in connection with the case of brutal killing of his mother, one Esther Adekanla of the same address and injured his sister.

He explained that the suspect was arrested via tracking of the deceased phone number, which linked him to the offence.

According to him, “On interrogation, the suspect disclosed that, on 12/02/2024 at about 2200hrs, his mother returned from where she sells food, and that she started fighting with the young girl, Christiana Michael to the extent that she held a knife.

In his effort to rescue the girl, he dragged her back when they all fell, she cut herself on the neck with the said knife.

“When he realized the gravity of the offence committed and he didn’t want to be called by the security operatives, he decided to steal her phones, lock the house and move far away from the area.”

CP. Abdullahi said the little girl, who is recuperating from various injuries sustained, is still under medical care and responding to treatment.

He said the girl has confirmed to the police that the suspect single handedly committed the offence.

The suspect will be charge to court for prosecution. –  DP

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