Operatives of the Jigawa State Police Command have arrested a 37-year-old man, Munkaila Adamu, for killing his parents in Gagarawa Local Government Area of the state.
The State Police Spokesperson, DSP Lawan Shiisu Adam, who disclosed this in a statement said the incident happened on Thursday, September 1,2022, at Unguwar Malamai Quarters in Gagarawa town.
Shiisu explained that the suspect used a wooden pestle and attacked both his father, Ahmad Muhammad and mother, Hauwa Ahmadu,60, in their room and also injured two other people in the community..
The 70-year-old Muhammad was the village head of the community.
The PPRO said the injured identified 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.
Shiisu said they conveyed the deceased to General Hospital Gumel where they were certified dead.
He added that the, “Suspect was arrested and the exhibit was recovered.”
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, Jigawa State Police Command, CP Aliyu Sale Tafida, has directed that the case should be transfer to SCIID Dutse immediately for discreet investigation and possible prosecution of the culprit.