Police in Jigawa State have arrested 50-year-old Ibrahim Adamu for allegedly using a sharp object to butcher his four-year-old stepson.
Spokesman of Jigawa State police command, DSP Lawan Shiisu Adam confirmed the incident in a statement.
He said the incident happened at Unguwar Dinya village, Roni LGA, Jigawa State.
According to the statement, “On 8/8/2023 at about 2130hrs, an ugly information was received from Unguwar Dinya village in Roni LGA of Jigawa State, that at about 1942hrs, a four-year-old boy Salmanu Umar was seen covered with blood with a deep cut on his throat.
“On receiving the report, a team of detectives led by Divisional Police Officer, Roni Division, rushed to the scene of the crime and conveyed the victim to General Hospital Kazaure for treatment; he later died while receiving treatment.”