The Kano State Police Command has launched a manhunt for a 22-year-old suspect, Ibrahim Musa, who allegedly stabbed his biological mother to death.
The incident happened around 6:pm on Wednesday, May 3, in Rimin Kebbe Quarters, Nassarawa Local Government Area of the state.
Spokesperson of the command, DSP Abdullahi Kiyawa Haruna, who confirmed the incident in a statement on Thursday, said the deceased, Hajara Muhammad, was brutally stabbed with a sharp knife.
The PPRO said tactical teams are currently on the ground to ensure the arrest of the fleeing suspect.
“On 3rd May 2023 at about 1800hrs (6pm), a report was received that one Ibrahim Musa, ‘m’, 22 years old of Rimin Kebbe Quarters, Nassarawa LGA, Kano State stabbed his biological mother, one Hajara Mohammed, ‘f’, 50 years old with a sharp knife on different parts of her body and fled the scene,” the PPRO stated.
“On receipt of the report, the Commissioner of Police, Kano State Command, CP Mohammed Usaini Gumel, FIPMA, psc directed the immediate deployment of all police assets to ensure that the perpetrator(s) are brought to book as soon as practicable,”
“The body with multiple injuries was removed from the scene in a pool of blood and rushed to Mohammed Abdullahi Wase Specialist Hospital Kano where a Medical Doctor certified the body dead.
“A knife with a blood stain suspected to have been used in the attack was recovered at the scene. Tactical teams are currently on the ground to ensure the arrest of the culprit(s).”