A 26 year-old Kano woman, Hauwa Habibu who went berserk brandishing cutlass has been arrested by the police command in Kano State for using a cutlass to hack her two children to death at Diso Quarters in Gwale Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.
DSP Abdullahi Haruna, spokesman for the command said the police received information on Saturday that the suspect allegedly hacked her two children Yusuf Ibrahim 6, and Zuhra Ibrahim3 to death.
” On receiving the information, we quickly sent our men to the scene and found the victims machete,” he said.
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 cut one Aisha Abdullahi 10, who was her younger sister.
She was rushed to the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano for treatment.
Haruna said 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.