25 Year Old murders 65 year old woman over farmland 

by on April 12, 2017

The JIgawa State Po­lice Command has arrested a 25-year-old man, Muhammad Sabitu, for allegedly kill­ing a 65-year-old woman with a hoe in Taura Local Government Area of the state.

Addressing newsmen in Dutse on Tuesday, the Command’s Public Rela­tions Officer, Jinjiri Abdu said the suspect allegedly attacked the victim iden­tified as Baba Uwa while working on her farm.

Following his arrest, Abdu quoted Sabitu as saying that the victim seized farms of people in the area.

Abdu said, “On April 8, we received a report that one Muhammad Sabitu allegedly attacked one Baba Uwa with machete while she was working in her farm.

“Upon receipt of the report, our men im­mediately arrived at the scene where they found the victim unconscious.

“But unfortunately she died while being taken to General Hospital Ringim due to injuries she sus­tained.”

Abdu disclosed that the remains of the de­ceased have been hand­ed over to her family for burial, adding that inves­tigation into the case had commenced.

He said upon comple­tion of investigation, the 25-year-old would be charged to court.

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