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She Used Machete, Aluminum Pestle to Hack Them, Police Say After Arrest of Woman Who Allegedly Killed Her Children

She Used Machete, Aluminum Pestle to Hack Them

The Kano State police command on Sunday said it has arrested the woman who allegedly killed her two children on Saturday, giving more insight into the mode she adopted in the alleged gruesome murder.

The command’s spokesman, DSP Abdullahi Haruna, who issued a statement on behalf of the state commissioner of police explained that on preliminary investigations, “the suspect confessed to have locked up their dwelling house, used Machete and Aluminium made Pestle and attacked the three helpless children, causing severe injuries on different parts of their bodies where the quick intervention of the Police saved Aisha to live and give the horrific story.”

Aisha, the only survivor in the incidence is the nephew of the suspect, according to the police.

The police gave a narration that “on the 03/10/2020 at about 1130hrs, information received revealed that one Hauwa’u Habibu ‘f’ 26 years old of Diso Quarters, Gwale LGA, Kano State attacked and  killed her two biological children by name Irfan Ibrahim ‘m’ 6 years old and Zuhura Ibrahim ‘f’ 3 years old and wounded one Aisha Sadiq ‘f’ 10 years old, her nephew of the same address, and fled to unknown destination.

Machette, Aluminum Pestle, Hack Them, Police Say, Arrest of Woman, Kill Her Children, DSP Abdullahi Haruna, Hauwa'u Habibu, Irfan Ibrahim, Zuhura Ibrahim, Aisha Sadiq, state criminal investigations department
Suspect and husband when the going was good

“Team of detectives immediately rushed to the scene and took the victims to Murtala Mohammed Specialist Hospital Kano where a Medical Doctor confirmed the two children dead, whereas the said Aisha Sadiq was transferred to Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, treated and discharged.

“The Command’s Commissioner of Police,  CP Habu A. Sani, psc raised and directed a team of Operation Puff Adder led by SP Nasiru Gusau, Divisional Police Officer (DPO) Gwale Division to arrest the suspect within 24hours. The suspect was arrested on the same date at about 2250hrs”, the spokesman revealed.

Nigerian Sketch gathered that that the commissioner of police has ordered the case to be transferred to the state criminal investigations department (SCID) for discreet investigation.


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