It was gathered that Umar acted under the influence of alcohol and Cannabis.
Northern City News learnt that he carried out the hideous act in their home at Okada road Minna, Niger state capital.
The state’s police commandant of the corps, Philip Ayuba, said the culprit was not remorseful for his action.
Ayuba also said that the man was known with his excess consumption of alcohol.
The commandant revealed that the suspect confessed during interrogation that he had tried to kill his mother on several occasions.
Ayuba added that a court case had been filed for the man.