The Jigawa State Police Command on Tuesday arrested a 30-year-old man, Muhammad Adamu, who allegedly stabbed his father to death in Mairakumi village in Malammadori Local Government Area, LGA, of the state.
The Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, ASP Abu Jinjiri, who spoke on the incident, assured newsmen that the command would investigate the case.
The suspect, who is said to be a psychiatric patient, stabbed his 60-year-old father, Malam Adamu, while working on his farm after he was reportedly infuriated by the reluctance of the deceased to give him food.
The suspect swiftly attacked his father with a knife and inflicted fatal injury on him.
His father died from the wounds he sustained from the attack.
Meanwhile, DAILY POST gathered that the villagers had earlier rescued the deceased’s wife from her son when he made attempt on her life by attacking her with an axe.
The villagers had reported the case to the police, who arrested the suspect.
It was after his release that he attacked his father, leaving him dead.