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Kano man drugs himself, beats grandmother to death



Naziru Magaji, has been arraigned by the Kano State Police Command after severely beating an 80-year-old grandmother to death.


SP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, who is spokesperson of the command, revealed this in his statement on Friday, March 25.


He stated that, “On the 24/03/2022 at about 1300hrs, a complaint was received from a resident of Wangara Village, Tofa LGA, Kano State that on the same date at about 1200hrs, one Naziru Magaji, ‘m’, 25 years old, of Kununu Yalwa Danziyal, Rimin Gado LGA, Kano State beat up his elder sister, one Habiba Abubakar, ‘f’, 80 years old and threw her body in an old deep well.


“On receipt of the report, the Commissioner of Police, Kano State Command, CP Sama’ila Shu’aibu Dikko, raised and instructed a team of detectives led by CSP Isiyaku Mustapha Daura, Divisional Police Officer, Tofa Division to proceed to the scene.


“The team immediately went to the scene removed the body from the well and rushed to Tofa General Hospital where the grandmother was examined and confirmed dead by Medical Doctor.


“He further confessed that he has been in the habit of taking hallucinating/intoxicating drugs for a long period. That, he was warned severally by his mother to desist from the act, but he refused to heed the advice,”


The case has now been received by the Homicide Section of the Command’s Criminal Investigation Department, for the suspect to face charges, while thorough investigation continues.

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