The Niger State Command of the Nigerian Police Force has arrested a 25-year-old man, Abubakar Mohammed Buba, for the murder of his father in the Chanchaga area of Minna.
In a press statement signed by the command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Wasiu Abiodun, the suspect confessed to conniving with his friend to kill his father to inherit his property.
“He claimed to have committed the act in order to quickly inherit the father’s properties,” the statement read.
He said the deceased, Mohammed Buba aged 52 years, was attacked and stabbed to death at his residence.
The suspect led Police operatives to Tagwai-Dam where the body of the deceased was dumped after being severed and packed in a sack.
He confessed further to having contracted one 26-year-old Aliyu Muhammed to assist him in carrying out the dastardly act adding that he paid him the sum of N100,000 for the act.
Wasiu said efforts to arrest the fleeing Mohammed are in top gear.