Abubakar Maidobo, who happens to be a resident in Niger State has been apprehended by the police after he was accused of hacking his two children and hid their corpses in the bush.
ASP Wasiu Abiodun, PRO if the Niger State Police Command, confirmed the murder incident in a statement issued on Friday, November 20. He said that Mr. Maidobo confessed his crime, calling it “an act of God.”
Regarding the murder, ASP Wasiu said, “On 14/11/2020 at about 0200hrs, based on information received, Police operatives attached to Nasko Division arrested one Abubakar Maidobo of Maidabo village via Salka, Nasko Magama LGA.
He added, “The suspect was arrested for allegedly killing his two (2) biological children with a cutlass, one Umar Abubakar aged 8yrs and Shehu Abubakar aged 4yrs, while he hid the corpses in the bush in separate sacks. During interrogation, the suspect confessed to the crime and claimed that the incident was an act of God. The corpses were taken to General Hospital Nasko for autopsy. The case is still under investigation.”