Police Arrest Man for Killing Stepmother with Pestle in Kogi

Police have arrested Idris Aminu for allegedly murdering his stepmother, Salamotu Aminu, with a pestle in the Okehi Local Government Area of Kogi State’s Ihima Obeiba Ebozohu community.

According to a neighbour, the incident occurred over the weekend in the family home while the victim was sleeping.

The pestle used to attack the victim was found in the suspect’s room after a frantic search, according to the Kogi State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP William Aya.

“Ibrahim Aminu, the son of the victim came to the family compound and met her mother in a pool of blood and reported the incident to the police authorities in the area immediately.


“One Idris Aminu has been arrested in connection with the killing of the woman, with a pestle,” he said.

He said an investigation had begun, adding that anyone found to be connected with the death of the woman would be prosecuted

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