LAGOS, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)– A man identified as Idris Aminu has allegedly killed his 75-year-old stepmother, Mrs Salamatu Aminu, with a pestle in the Ihima Obeiba Ebozohu community in Okehi Local Government Area of Kogi State.
It was gathered that the suspect had attempted to kill the old woman with poison three days ago, but she survived.
According to reports, the suspect had alleged that his stepmother was a witch, and that was why he is not a successful person in life.
As a result, he first attempted to poison the woman; fortunately, she survived. He finally decided to kill her with a pestle while sleeping in her room.
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Sources further disclosed that the daughter of the old woman found her mother’s lifeless body in the room.
Confirming the incident, the Kogi State Police Public Relations Officer: SP William Ayah, said the command had arrested the suspect.
According to him, the old woman was sleeping when her stepson killed her with a pestle, stressing that the suspect would be charged in court as soon as possible after the investigation might have been completed.