Niger State Police Command has arrested a man identified Abubakar Maibabo for allegedly killing his two children at Maidabo village in Salka, Nasko Local Government Area of the state.
The command’s spokesperson, ASP Waisu Abiodun, who disclosed this in a statement on Friday, said the suspected was arrested on November 14 at about 2 a.m by Police operatives attached to Nasko Division.
After his arrest, the man confessed that he hacked his two biological children to death and hid their corpses in the bush, claiming that it was an act of God.
“The suspect killed his children with a cutlass, one Umar Abubakar, 8, and Shehu Abubakar, 4, while he hid the corpses in the bush in separate sacks.
“During interrogation, the suspect confessed to the crime and claimed that the incident was an act of God,’’ Abiodun said.
The police spokesman noted that the corpses were taken to General Hospital Nasko for autopsy while the case was still under investigation.
Meanwhile, a secondary school teacher has been arrested for allegedly raping a 15-year-old female candidate sitting for the WAEC Examination at a private school where he teaches in Ogun State.