POLICE ARRESTS MAN FOR KILLING HIS TWO CHILDREN IN NIGER
The Niger State Police Command in Niger State has arrested a man identified as Abubakar Maibabo for killing his two children at Maidabo village in Salka, Nasko Local Government Area of the State.
The State’s Police PRO, Wasiu Abiodun, made this known in a statement on Friday, November 20, in Minna.
The Police PRO stated that security operatives attached to the Nasko Division arrested the suspect around 2am on November 14.
“The suspect killed his children with a cutlass, one Umar Abubakar, 8, and Shehu Abubakar, 4, while he hid the corpses in the bush in separate sacks.
“During interrogation, the suspect confessed to the crime and claimed that the incident was an act of God,’’ Abiodun said.
He stated that the remains of the children were taken to General Hospital Nasko, Minna, for autopsy while the case is still under investigation.