Man allegedly kills 75 years old stepmother with pestle in Kogi

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A man identified as Idris Aminu, has allegedly killed his 75 years old stepmother, Mrs. Salamatu Aminu with a pestle in Ihima Obeiba Ebozohu community in Okehi Local Government Area of Kogi State.

The suspect had attempted to kill the old woman with poison three days ago but she survived.

It was realiably gathered that the suspect had alleged that her step mother was a witch and that was why he is not a successful person in life.

As a result he first made an attempt to poison the woman fortunately, the woman survived his trap untill he finally decided to killed her with a pestle while sleeping in her room.

Sources further discosed that it was the daughter of the old woman that found the liveless body of her mother in the room.

Confirming the incident, the Kogi State Police Public Relations Officer, SP William Ayah said the suspect has been arrested by the command.

According to him the old woman was sleeping when her step son killed her with a pestle, stressing that the suspect will be charged to court as soon as possible after investigation might have been completed.

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