A 37-year-old man, identified as Munkaila Adamu was arrested for killing his parents in Gagarawa Local Government Area, Jigawa State
Munkaila Adamu was pictured smiling after being arrested and paraded for killing his parents.
A statement by the spokesperson of the State Police Command, DSP Lawan Shiisu Adam, confirmed 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, 70 and mother, Hauwa Ahmadu,60, in their room.
His Father Ahmad Muhammad, was the village head of the community. They were both rushed to the hospital where they were confirmed dead.
The police spokesperson also confirmed that the suspect also injured two other people in the community. The two others injured are identified as Kailu Badugu, 65, and Hakalima Ahmadu, 50, are being treated in the hospital.
The reason for the killings has still not been discovered but the police said they have taken the suspect into custody and commenced an investigation.