A 26-year-old woman, Hauwa Habibu has been arrested by the Kano State Police command for allegedly stabbing her two children to death and inflicting serious injuries on her sister at Diso Quarters in Gwale Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.
The command spokesman, DSP Abdullahi Haruna made this revelation in Kano on Sunday.
DSP Abdullahi Haruna narrated that on Oct.3, the police received information that the suspect allegedly stabbed her two children to death with a cutlass.
He identified the victims as Yusuf Ibrahim,6, and Zuhra Ibrahim,3.
” On receiving the information, we quickly sent our men to the scene and found the victims stabbed,”
Haruna said that the victims were rushed to the Murtala Muhammad Specialist Hospital, Kano and were confirmed dead by doctors on duty.
He said that the suspect also stabbed one Aisha Abdullahi, 10, who was her younger sister and was rushed to the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano for treatment.
He said that the state Commissioner of Police, Mr Habu Ahmad, has ordered the case to be transferred to the Homicide Section, State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID), for discrete investigation.
Details about what motivated her action were yet to be ascertained at press time.