A 50-year-old father, Adamu Musa, his sons and grandson have been arrested for allegedly hacking to death their neighbour, Alhaji Kabiru Ya’u 30-year-old and his little daughter, one Harira Kabiru 5-year-old in Madunkuri Settlement in Gomo Village, Sumaila LGA Kano State,
Musa was arrested by the police alongside his son, Sule Malam, and grandson, Isyaku Sule while a manhunt is launched to arrest the remaining two other culprits.
The spokesperson, Kano State Police Command, DSP Abdullahi Haruna who confirmed the incident said the suspects carried out the heinous act sometime in August. Haruna said the father directed his three sons and grandson to kill the victim on the allegation that the deceased is a suspected kidnapper.
According to him, “On receipt of the report, the Commissioner of Police Kano State Command, CP Habu Sani, immediately directed a team of Operation Puff Adder led by DSP Shehu Dahiru to arrest the culprits.
The team swung into action, followed up, and on the 19 December 2020, 115 days after the incident, arrested; Adamu Musa, Sule Malam, Isyaku Sule 27-year-old, a Father, Son and Grandson respectively. All of the same address and neighbours to the deceased.
“Upon investigation, the father confessed to having directed his three sons and his grandson to kill the victim on the allegation that the deceased is a suspected kidnapper.
“The suspects confessed they used Machetes and Bamboo Sticks to hack the victims to death. “Investigation is in progress for the arrest of the remaining culprits. The suspects will be charged to court after completion of the investigation,” Haruna however said.