A 37-year-old man, Munkaila Adamu is in police custody for killing his parents in Gagarawa Local Government Area of Jigawa State.
According to a statement by the spokesperson of the State Police Command, DSP Lawan Shiisu Adam, the incident happened on Thursday, September 1,2022, at Unguwar Malamai Quarters in Gagarawa town.
Shiisu explained 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. They were both rushed to the hospital where they were confirmed dead.
The police spokesperson said the suspect also inj¥red two other people in the community. The inj¥red 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.