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Kano: Man arrested for throwing 80-year-old grandmother into a well!

Kano: Man arrested for throwing 80-year-old grandmother into a well! 2

The Police in Kano State has arrested 25-year-old Naziru Magaji for allegedy killing and throwing an 80-year-old grandmother into a well.

Spokesman of the command, SP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa confirmed the arrest in a statement issued to DAILY POST.

He said the incident happened on Friday, at about 1300hrs, at Wangara Village, Tofa Local Government, Kano State, after the suspect beat up 80-year-old Habiba Abubakar and threw her body into an old deep well.

Kiyawa said after police received the report, a team of detectives immediately went to the scene and removed the body from the well and rushed her to Tofa General Hospital, where the grandmother was examined and confirmed dead by a medical doctor.


He said based on preliminary investigation, the suspect confessed that he beat up the 80-year-old grandmother and threw her body inside a well.

Kiyawa said the suspect confessed to have committed the act after taking an intoxicating drug, called exol.

He said the case had been transferred to the Homicide Section of the Command’s Criminal Investigation Department, after which the suspect would be charged to court upon completion of the discreet investigation.

Daily Post


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