Police arrest father for alleged murder of son in Kano

The Command Kano State has arrested a 40-year- man, Awaisu Auwalu, clubbing his son to death.

The spokesman of the command, DSP Abdullahi Haruna, confirmed the arrest a statement on Wednesday Kano.

Haruna said that the suspect clubbed his 19-year- son, Auwalu Awaisu, over alleged theft.

He said that the suspect committed the crime on March 29, at Sumegu area of Kano metropolis.

The spokesman said that the victim was confirmed dead while treatment at the Murtala Muhammad Specialist Hospital, Kano.

“Upon , the father confessed to have used stick to flog his son.

“The suspect alleged that the deceased committed series of theft from his provision store,” he said.

Haruna said that the Commissioner of , Mr Sama’ila Dikko, had ordered  the transfer of the case to the Criminal Department (Homicide Section) for discreet .

According to him, the suspect will be charged to Court as soon as are concluded. (NAN)