A 35-year-old man identified as Usman Muhammed, a resident of Badariya area in Birnin Kebbi, the state capital is currently being investigated for the brutal murder of his friend.
Nigeriacrime.com learned that the suspect murdered his friend 41 year old Abubakar in the presence of his wife and elderly mother.
According to the Kebbi state police image maker, SP Nafiu Abubakar said that the deceased and the assailant were friends who had a misunderstanding only for Usman to go late Abubakar’s house in broad daylight with a sharp matchet and attack him in different places in the presence his aged mother and his wife, the elderly mother who attempted to stop the hacking of her son was too weak to stop the carnage due to her age in the process she sustained severe cuts on her hands.
Confirming the incident, SP Nafiu said that, the suspect has been arrested and handed over to the homicide section for deep investigation as ordered by CP Chris A after which the suspect will be arraigned for prosecution.
However, tension has risen in the area over the gruesome murder and fear has gripped the community as what happened was unprecedented in the area.