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Man kills stepmother, injures father

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Man kills stepmother, injures father


Written By Dedeigbo Ayodeji


Posted By Town Crier News Nigeria


Published By Fitness Network Communications


The Katsina State Police Command has arrested a 25-year-old man for allegedly killing his stepmother and injuring his father, following an altercation.

The incident happened at the Ambassadors Quarters where the suspect, Najib Shehu, reportedly hit the deceased, Asiya Mohammed, 60, with a pestle, resulting in her death.

According to a press release by the state police command, signed by its spokesman, SP Gambo Isah, the suspect also allegedly hit his father repeatedly on the leg with the pestle, causing him fractures in different places.

The release read in part: “On 18/08/2022 at about 1600hrs, one Najib Shehu, ‘M’, aged 25yrs of Ambassador Quarters, Katsina, had a misunderstanding with his step mother, Asiya Mohammed, ‘F’, aged 60yrs of the same address.


He went into the kitchen, grabbed a pestle, hit her severally with it on her head and as a result of which she sustained head injuries and was confirmed dead by a medical doctor.

“On the spur of the moment, suspect also hit his father severally with the said pestle on his leg and sustained fracture into different places on his leg.

“Suspect has been arrested and confessed to the commission of the offence.

The said pestle has been recovered as exhibit. Investigation is ongoing.”

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