A 22-year-old man, Gambo Sa’idu of Badakoshi village in Gwaram Local Government Area of Jigawa state have been arrested by the police for beheading his brother during an argument over cattle.
Concise News learnt that the suspect, Gambo Sa’idu allegedly killed his brother for possessing more cattle than him.
The Jigawa command Public Relations Officer, SP Audu Jinjiri, who confirmed the incident in Dutse, said one Gambo killed his brother Haladu,40, using a cutlass.
He explained that Gwaram Local Government police station received the report around 2. 45 p.m. on Wednesday in Badakoshi village in Gwaram Local Government Area of the state.
Jinjiri said the police has visited the scene of the crime.
“The suspect attacked the deceased in the bush while rearing cattle,” Jinjiri said.
He explained that the deceased was confirmed dead by a medical doctor in Gwaram General Hospital.
“The suspect is also a drug abuser and is suspected to have committed the offence after taking some drug,” the spokesman said.
He said that the case would be transferred to the State Criminal, Intelligence and Investigation Department in Dutse, for further investigation.