40 YEARS OLD MAN STRANGLED HIS 17 MONTHS OLD SON TO DEATH IN JIGAWA
The incident occured on 14th August 2020, when the suspect was alleged to have taken his Seventeen (17) month old stepson Adamu Gambo, to a farm and strangled him which eventually led to his death. The suspect tried to cover his heinous act by relating the child's death to cold-related infection, but his wife suspected foul play. According to her, her husband (Sama'ila) attempted to strangle the poor child above two times of which the second attempt was in her presence, due to the intense dislike of the child, but was not successful.
Shehu also stated that after thorough interrogation by the intelligence and investigation team of the command, Sama'ila confessed to having committed the crime saying that the baby was a distraction and interference to his love life.
The suspect said he wants his wife to give him all her love and attention, the suspect did not show any trace of mental health but he will be taken to a psychiatic hospital for a proper mental evaluation.