A boy,18, has been nabbed for killing a woman who resisted his attempt to r,ape her at the riverside.
The boy, Volamu Kalbes, did not end there as he killed the 1-year-old baby of the deceased.
It is reported that the incident occurred at a river where the woman went to bathe with her infant baby when the teenager pounced on the woman to satisfy his lustful desire.
A statement from the police read, “The Command, on Monday, June 6, apprehended an 18-year-old man, Volamu Kalbes for the alleged brutal murder of a 36-year-old woman, Talatu Usman and her one-year-old child in Lamurde Local Government Area.”
The Command, which said the suspect and the victims were residents of Sabon Layi village, explained that the suspect attacked the victim by the riverside, that the victim was said to have resisted an attempt by the suspect to rape her but to no avail, as he overpowered her and pressed her down into the water where she died.
After killing the woman, the suspect took the child who was crying on the river bank and pr£ssed him into the water until he became lifeless,” the statement read.
It noted that the suspect was arrested following a report received from the victim’s husband, Alhaji Usman Abdul.