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Kano police hunts for man over fatal stabbing of his mother

The Kano State Police Command has launched a manhunt for a 22-year-old suspect, Ibrahim Musa, who allegedly stabbed his mother to death in Rimin Kebbe Quarters in the State.

The young man reportedly stabbed his mother on Wednesday following a domestic dispute.

Spokesperson of the command, DSP Abdullahi Kiyawa Haruna, who confirmed the incident to newsmen on Thursday, said the deceased, Hajara Muhammad, was brutally stabbed with a sharp knife. 

“On receipt of the report, the Commissioner of Police, Kano State Command, CP Mohammed Usaini Gumel, FIPMA, psc directed the immediate deployment of all police assets to ensure that the perpetrator(s) are brought to book.

“The body with multiple injuries was removed from the scene in a pool of blood and rushed to Mohammed Abdullahi Wase Specialist Hospital Kano where a Medical Doctor certified the body dead. 

“A knife with a blood stain suspected to have been used in the attack was recovered at the scene”, the statement reads. 

He said tactical teams are on ground to ensure the arrest of the culprit.

Writing by Fany Olumoye; Editing by Annabel Nwachukwu