Police arrest father for alleged murder of son in Kano

Police Command in State arrested a 40-year-old man, Awaisu Auwalu, for clubbing his son to death.

spokesman command, DSP Abdullahi Haruna, confirmed arrest in a statement on Wednesday in .

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

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

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

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

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

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

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