May 26, 2024

Mother killed while trying to break up fight between two sons

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Mother killed while trying to break up fight between two sons

A woman was killed at the Kpaduma II area of Asokoro in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja when she tried to break up a fight between her two sons.

The woman identified as Zainab Ibrahim died on Saturday while she was trying to break up the fight between her two sons, Inusa and Usman.

It was learnt that Inusa mistakenly macheted her mother on her left hand, though what led to the fight between the two brothers is blurred.

A resident of the area who gave his name as Saliu Shehu, stated that Zainab was rushed to a private hospital where she died.

He said, “The two brothers are of the same parents. They were engaging in a serious fight. Their mother came in and tried to separate them. Inusa, however, left and went to bring a machete with which he intended to use on his brother in the process, he mistakenly cut his mother on her left hand. She was taken to a private hospital where she died.”

When contacted, the spokesperson for the FCT command, Josephine Adeh, said Inusa was at large, noting that an investigation is ongoing on the matter.

“We received a distress call and rushed to the scene. The mother was taken to the hospital where she was confirmed dead. Usman is in custody while Inusa is at large.

“An investigation is, however, ongoing on the matter,” she said.

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