Man arrested for hacking his two children to death in Niger State, says he was instructed by God to do it

Man arrested for hacking his two children to death in Niger State, says he was instructed by God to do it

Nigerian man identified as Abubakar Maidobo has been arrested by the Niger State Police Command for allegedly hacking his two children to death.

According to a statement released on Friday, November 20 by the command spokesperson, ASP Waisu Abiodun, the suspect confessed to the crime, claiming that it was an act of God.

ASP Waisu stated: “On 14/11/2020 at about 0200hrs, based on information received, Police operatives attached to Nasko Division arrested one Abubakar Maidobo ‘m’ of Maidabo village via Salka, Nasko Magama LGA,” said ASP Abiodun.

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“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, 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. Case under investigation.”

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