Man Apprehended For Killing Wife, 3 Others With Pestle

Nigeria Police

A man that goes by the name, Taiwo Adio, has been arrested by the Sokoto State Police Command for allegedly using pestle to beat his 43-year-old wife, Yemisi Adio and three others to death.

The State Police Public Relations Officer, El-mustapha Sani, who confirm the horror incident in a statement made available to journalists on Sunday.

The incident, according to Sani took place on Saturday at the old Airport Area of Sokoto city. He gave the name of the other three victims as Rachael Adewole, 42, Dennis Adewole,10, and Esther Badelu, 14, all of the same address.

“The pestle had been recovered as an exhibit, while the case was being investigated by the command’s Criminal Investigation Department,” the Police spokesman said.

“All the corpses had been deposited at the morgue of the Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto, for post mortem”


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