University student arrested for killing his 60-yr-old stepmom with a pestle

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Najib Umar Shehu, a 200-level student of the Federal University, Dutsinma (FUDMA) has been arrested by the police for killing his 60-year-old stepmother, Asiya Mohammed.

Per the report shared by Instablog9ja, the suspect had a misunderstanding with the victim — a retired civil servant — on August 18, 2022, and attacked her with a p€stle at their residence in Ambassador Quarters.

The command’s spokesperson, SP Isah Gambo, in a statement on Thursday, August 25 highlighted the sad report saying: “He went into the kitchen, grabbed a p€stle, hit her severally with it on her head and as a result of which she sustained head injuries and was confirmed dead by a medical doctor.

In the spur of the moment, suspect also hit his father severally with the said p€stle on his leg and sustained fracture into different places on his leg.

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Suspect has been arrested and confessed to the commission of the offence. The said pestle has been recovered as exhibit. Investigation is ongoing.”



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