Police have arrested a 25-year-old man for allegedly killing his father for refusing to marry a wife for him. The state police command spokesperson, SP Abdul Jinjiri made this known yesterday while speaking with journalists on phone.
He said the suspect Abdulhamid Abdullahi went after his father, Abdullahi Shuaibu in Kirikasamma, the headquarters of Kirikasamma local government area for not marrying a wife for him after he had married wives for his elder brothers.
The police spokesperson said the suspect went for his father around 3am on Sunday while armed with axe and firewood.
He said the suspect confessed to the crime, but explained that it was his elder brother that he intended to kill and not his father.
“He used the axe and a firewood to kill his father around 3 am on Sunday. He attacked his father while the father was sleeping in his room,” the police spokesman said.