Man kills 65-year-old woman with matchete in Jigawa

Man kills 65-year-old woman with matchete in Jigawa


By Mojola Aturamu

The Jigawa state Police Command has arrested a 25 year old man who killed a 65 year old woman in Taura Local Government Area of the Jigawa State.

According to Jinjiri Abdu, the Command’s Public Relations Officer, who confirmed the arrest in Dutse on Tuesday,

He said; “On April 8, we received a report that one Muhammad Sabitu allegedly attacked one Baba Uwa with a machete while she was working on her farm.Upon receipt of the report, our men immediately arrived at the scene where they found the victim unconscious.

But unfortunately she died while being taken to General Hospital Ringim due to injuries she sustained.”

The police spokesman added that the suspect accused the deceased who is a Fulani woman of seizing the farms of residents of the area.The corpse of the deceased had been handed over to her family for burial and an investigation into the case had commenced, after which the suspect would be charged to court.

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