A 37-year-old man identified as Munkaila Adamu has been arrested for attacking and killing his parents with pestle in Gagarawa Local Government Area, Jigawa State.
The incident was confirmed by the spokesperson of the State Police Command, DSP Lawan Shiisu Adam, who explained that deed was carried out on Thursday, September 1,2022, at Unguwar Malamai Quarters in Gagarawa town.
Shiisu affirmed 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 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.
“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 transfer to SCIID Dutse immediately for discreet investigation and possible prosecution of the culprit.