Police Arrest Woman For Allegedly Hacking Her Two Children To Death


Police Arrest Woman For Allegedly Hacking Her Two Children To DeathKano State Police Command have arrested a 26-year-old woman, Hauwa’u Habibu, of Diso Quarters, Gwale LGA, Kano State for allegedly killing her two biological children.

The children are identified as Yusuf Ibrahim, aged 6 and his younger sister, Zahra’u, aged 3.

She is said to have wounded her 10-year-old nephew, Aisha Sadiq and fled to unknown destination.

The police Command Spokesman, Abdullahi Haruna expressed that a team of detectives immediately rushed to the scene and took the victims to Murtala Mohammed Specialist Hospital, Kano, where a medical doctor confirmed the two children dead.

He however noted that Aisha Sadiq was transferred to Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, treated and discharged.

Upon report of the unfortunate incident, the Command Commissioner of Police, Habu A. Sani, raised and directed a team of Operation Puff Adder led by SP Nasiru Gusau, Divisional Police Officer (DPO) Gwale Division to arrest the suspect within 24hours.

He said the suspect was arrested on the same date at about 10:50pm.

Sani added that on preliminary investigations, the suspect confessed to have used machete and aluminium-made pestle and attacked the three helpless children after locking up the victims in their house, causing severe injuries on different parts of their bodies.

However, CP Habu A. Sani, ordered that the case be transferred to State Criminal Investigations Department (SCID) for discreet investigation.

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