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Mad man kills 2-year-old boy, injures three others in Jigawa


The Jigawa State Police Command has arrested a 27-year-old man, Abdulkarim Mato of Tsakuwawa village in Miga local government area of the state, for allegedly killing two-year-old boy, with a hoe.


The Command’s spokesperson, SP Abdu Jinjiri confirmed the development to DAILY POST in Dutse.

He said police in Miga local government had received report from the village head of Tsakuwawa village that on 24/07/2019, one Abdulkarim Mato killed one boy and injured three others.

Jinjiri explained that the suspect, who was suspected to be insane, took advantage and sneaked into the village when most of men were at farms and launched the attacks.

He said the suspect beat the two-year-old Idris Ibrahim with hoe to death, injured three other women, namely Halima Mato 50 years, Rashina Rabiu 23 years old and a four-year-old girl.

Jinjiri said the suspect has already been moved to psychiatric hospital, Kazaure, for further examination.

He added that all the three victims were also rushed to General Hospital Jahun for medical attention and were responding to treatment.

The police spokesperson disclosed that investigation will continue based on medical reports obtained from psychiatric doctor for further action.

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