A man named Abubakar Maidobo has been arrested for allegedly killing his two biological children in Nasko Magama LGA of Niger State.
Maidobo reportedly used a cutlass to butcher the children ok the 14th of November and also claimed that it was an act of God.
The Niger State Police Command confirmed the incident and the suspects arrest in a statement released on their Facebook page on Friday, November 20.
The statement reads;
“ARREST OF SUSPECT FOR CULPABLE HOMICIDE: On 14/11/2020 at about 0200hrs, based on information received, Police operatives attached to Nasko Division arrested one Abubakar Maidobo ‘m’ of Maidabo village via Salka, Nasko Magama LGA.
The suspect was arrested for allegedly killing his two (2) biological children with a cutlass, one Umar Abubakar aged 8yrs and Shehu Abubakar aged 4yrs while he hid the corpses in the bush in separate sacks.
During interrogation, suspect confessed to the crime and claimed that the incident was an act of God. The corpses were taken to General Hospital Nasko for autopsy. Case under investigation.”
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