By Ahmad Deedat Zakari
A man identified as Idris Aminu, has allegedly murdered his 75- years- old stepmother in the Okehi Local Government Area of Kogi State.
The incident happened in the afternoon of Monday while the deceased was having her siesta.
According to reports, Aminu clubbed the stepmother, Salamatu Aminu to death with a pestle after failed attempts to poison her.
The accused had accused the deceased of witchcraft and blamed her for his failures in life.
Confirming the incident, the Kogi State Police Public Relations Officer, William Ayah said the suspect has been arrested by the command and will be charged to court as soon as possible.
He further disclosed that the old woman was sleeping when her stepson killed her with a pestle.
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