In Jigawa Man stabs father to death

The suspect stabbed his 60-year-old father while working on the farm.

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A 30-year-old man, Muhammad Adamu, has allegedly stabbed his father to death in Mairakumi village in Malammadori Local Government Area of Jigawa.

The suspect, who is said to be a psychiatric patient, stabbed his 60-year-old father, Malam Adamu, while working on his farm.

According to eyewitness account, the suspect was infuriated by the reluctance of the deceased to give him food.

Malam Musa Baba, one of the villagers, said the suspect asked his father to give him food, but the deceased directed him to go and get the food from his mother.

Baba said that irked by the rebuff, the suspect  attacked his father with a knife and inflicted fatal injury on him.

He added that the victim died from the wounds he sustained from the attack.

Another villager, Malam Danladi Yunusa, said the villagers had earlier rescued the deceased’s wife from her son when he made attempt on her life by attacking her with an axe.

Yunusa added that the villagers had reported the case to the police, who arrested the suspect.

However, the Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Abu Jinjiri, said he was yet to be briefed on the incident and assured that the command would investigate the case.

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