Kwara state police command yesterday paraded a Fulani herdsman named Abubakar Usman for allegedly killing his 65 years old mother, Khadijat Usman and his elder brother’s wife, Ramatu Shagari (35) in Patigi, Patigi local government area of the state on August 13th.
While parading the suspect, the state Commissioner of Police, Olusola Amore, said Adamu who is known to be very violent, also macheted a cow in the Mamba Fulani camp for no reason.
Usman, 25, said he does not know what came over him when he killed his family members.
He said he had just returned home with his cows when he carried out the dastard act
“On getting back home, something came over me and I used a knife to stab my mother. I also stabbed my brother’s wife. I believe that my father charmed me. I do not have mental disorder.”
The commissioner also paraded two men, Yahaya Umar and Abubakar Saletu who were arrested with the severed head of their friend. According to the state commissioner, the two suspects conspired and lured the deceased into the bush were they killed him and then severed his head.
“Kosubosu police division in the local government received information that the suspects were found in possession of a bag containing human head among other things. Investigation further revealed that the suspects took the head to one Alhaji Kuranga of Muhat company to buy. The said Alhaji refused and raised alarm. A search in the bush led to the recovery of a headless body of a man that earlier been declared missing, which the suspects confessed to have killed. The cutlass used in the killing and the human head recovered” he said