Man allegedly kills 75-yr-old stepmother with pestle in Kogi

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Lokoja, May 15, 2023 – A man identified as Idris Aminu has allegedly killed his 75-year-old stepmother, Mrs Salamatu Aminu, with a pestle in Ihima Obeiba Ebozohu community in Okehi Local Government Area of Kogi State.

It was gathered that the suspect had attempted to kill the old woman with poison three days ago, but she survived it.

It was reliably gathered that the suspect had alleged that her stepmother was a witch and that was the reason he was not a successful person in life.

As a result, he first made an attempt to poison the woman, but fortunately, the woman survived his trap until he finally decided to kill her with a pestle while sleeping in her room.

Sources further disclosed that it was the daughter of the old woman that found the lifeless body of her mother in the room.

Confirming the incident, the Kogi State Police Public Relations Officer, SP William Ayah, said the suspect has been arrested by the command. (Tribuneonline)

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