Man Arrested For Killing Woman And Son In Jigawa


The Jigawa State Police Command on Wednesday said it had arrested a
30-year- old man, Haruna Barde, for allegedly killing a 70-year -old
woman and her son in Jahun Local Government Area of the state.

The Police Public Relations Officer, Alhaji Jinjiri Abdu, confirmed
the arrest in Dutse, saying that the incident occurred on Sept. 13 at
about 10.30 p.m. in Nahuce village of Harbo town in Jahun Local
Government Area.

Abdu said that the victims were 70-year-old Zainab Abubakar and her 50-year-old son, Hassan Abubakar.

He said, “On Sept. 13, we received a report around 10.30 p.m. that
one Haruna Barde of Nahuce, Harbo town in Jahun, allegedly attacked one
Zainab Abubakar with machete.

“The 30-year-old Barde also attacked the woman’s son, Hassan Abubakar, who tried to save her.

“Upon reception of the report, our men immediately arrived at the
scene, rescued and took the victims to hospital and arrested the

“However, the woman and her son both died minutes later due to injuries they sustained.”

The police spokesman said corpses of the deceased had since been handed over to their family for burial.

He said investigation into the case had commenced, noting that “it is
only after investigation that we will know the reason for the attack.”

About Temmyguru 13179 Articles
TemmyGuru is a Blogger, Bitcoin (BTC) exchanger, Physicist, Digital marketer, Promoter, Artiste Manager, Entrepreneur, and Philanthropist. If you have any suggestion, complaint, or Advert. Feel free to contact him. Whatsapp: +2347040694785 Call Only: +2347040694785

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.