Man Kills Stepmother With Pestle in Kogi

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A young man identified as Idris Aminu has allegedly killed his stepmother, Salamotu Aminu with a pestle in Ihima Obeiba Ebozohu community in Okehi local government area of Kogi state.

An eye witness told our correspondent that the incident happened on Saturday night while the victim was fast asleep.

The source added that three days earlier, the suspect had attempted to kill the old woman with poison but she survived.

Confirming the incident, the Kogi state police public relations officer, SP William Aya, said the command has arrested one Idris Aminu for allegedly killing his stepmother with a pestle.

”The lifeless body of Salamotu was discovered by her daughter in her room. Our men immediately mobilised to effect his arrest. He is currently in our custody while investigation is ongoing,” he said.

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