Fulani herdsman stabs mother to death; gives unbelievable confession

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– Abubakar Usman claimed his father bewitched him to kill his mother

– The herdsman insisted he did plan to commit nurder

– He also stabbed his brother’s wife

Abubakar Usman who is a Fulani herdsman has been arrested by the police after he stabbed his mother and brother’s wife to death.

The Punch reports that the 25-year-old herdsman killed his aged mother simply identified as Khadijat and Ramatu Shagari who is his brother’s wife.

Abubakar Usman

The Kwara state police command paraded the 25-year-old Usman on Wednesday, August 24 in Ilorin.

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The suspect however said he did not intend to commit murder and blamed his father who he alleged bewitched him.

“I am into cattle rearing. On that day when I woke up, I took N1,000 from my room and took  my cows out for grazing. Suddenly, I discovered that the cattle were running away and I followed them. On getting back home, something came over me and I used a knife to stab my mother. I also stabbed my brother’s wife. I believe that my father charmed me. I do not have mental disorder.”

Also paraded were Yahaya Umar and Abubakar Saletu who were caught with a human head.

Umar claimed that he and the victim were involved in a quarrel and that he colluded with Saletu to lure him into the bush to kill him.

“There was a conflict among us. We tricked him into the bush and killed him. While we were trying to run away, the police caught us.”

Mr. Olusola Amore who is the commissioner of police in Kwara state said one Abdullahi Adamu of Mamba Fulani Camp in Patigi reported the crimes to the police.

“On August 8, at about 1.20pm, information received from Kosubosu Police Division revealed that Umar and Saletu, both of Wobe Fulani Camp, were found in possession of a bag. On interrogation, the bag was found to contain a human head, among other items.

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“Further interrogations revealed that the suspects took the head to one Alhaji Kuranga of Muhat Company to buy. The said Alhaji refused and raised the alarm. A search in the bush led to the discovery of a headless body. The victim had been declared missing earlier and the suspects confessed to the crime. The cutlass used in the killing and the human head have already been recovered.”

The police chief promised that the suspects would be arraigned after investigation.

Meanwhile, Pastor Luka Ubangari of the Redeemed Christian Church of God at Shawa village, near Godogodo, in Jema’a local government area of Kaduna state was killed by gunmen suspected to be herdsmen.

He was said to have been ambushed, shot and killed while returning from evangelism to Golkofa village on Sunday, August 21, The Punch reports.

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