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A heartless 30-year-old man, Muhammad Adamu, has allegedly stabbed his father to death in Mairakumi village in Malammadori Local Government Area of Jigawa.
Adamu who is said to have mental issues stabbed his 60-year-old father, Malam Adamu, while working on his farm. An eyewitness said the suspect was infuriated by the reluctance of the deceased to give him food.
According to The Nation, Malam Musa Baba, one of the villagers, said the suspect asked his father to give him food, but the deceased directed him to go and get the food from his mother.
Angry with the manner his father replied him, Adamu took a knife and inflicted a fatal injury on him. The man died from the wounds he sustained from the attack.
Another villager, Malam Danladi Yunusa, said the villagers had earlier rescued the deceased’s wife from her son when he made attempt on her life by attacking her with an axe.
Yunusa added that the villagers had reported the case to the police, who arrested the suspect.
However, the Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Abu Jinjiri, said he was yet to be briefed on the incident and assured that the command would investigate the case.