A certain man has been apprehended by the Sokoto State Police Command on Saturday for the alleged murder of his wife and 3 other persons.
This information was confirmed in a statement issued by the Spokesman of the command, El-mustapha Sani, and made available to newsmen in Sokoto on Sunday.
According to the spokesman, Taiwo Adio pelted a pestle on his 43-year-old wife, Yemisi Adio, and then used the same object to kill three other persons namely; Rachael Adewole, 42, Dennis Adewole,10, and Esther Badelu, 14, all of the same address.
The motive behind his intention remained unknown, however, the police spokesman said that the pestle had been recovered as an exhibit, while the case was being investigated by the command’s Criminal Investigation Department.
”All the corpses had been deposited at the morgue of the Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto, for post mortem,” he added.
The incident occurred on Saturday at the old Airport Area of Sokoto city.