The police command in Kano State has arrested a 26-year-old woman, Hauwa Habibu, for allegedly killing her two children at Diso Quarters in Gwale LGA of the state.
The command spokesman, DSP Abdullahi Haruna, stated this in a statement sent to National Association of Security Reporters (NAOSRE).
He said, “The Kano State Police Command under the leadership of CP Habu A. Sani, psc wishes to inform the general public that on the 03/10/2020 at about 1130hrs, information received revealed that one Hauwa’u Habibu ‘f’ 26 years old of Diso Quarters, Gwale LGA, Kano State attacked and killed her two biological children by name Irfan Ibrahim ‘m’ 6 years oldand Zuhura Ibrahim ‘f’ 3 years old and wounded one Aisha Sadiq ‘f’ 10 years old, her nephew of the same address, and fled to unknown destination.”
Haruna said that on receiving the information, men of the Kano Police force led by SP Nasiru Gusau, Divisional Police Officer (DPO) Gwale Division were sent to the scene and found the victims stabbed.
On preliminary investigations, the suspect confessed to have locked up their dwelling house, used machete and aluminium made pestle to attack the three helpless children, causing severe injuries on different parts of their bodies where the quick intervention of the Police saved Aisha to live and give the horrific story.
He affirmed that the first two victims were rushed to the Murtala Muhammad Specialist Hospital, Kano and were confirmed dead by doctors on duty.
The third victim, Aisha Sadiq identified as her nephew was rushed to the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano for treatment.
Meanwhile, the state Commissioner of Police, Mr Habu Ahmad, has ordered the case to be transferred to the Homicide Section, State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID), for discrete investigation.