A 26-year-old woman, Hauwa Habibu has been apprehended by the police for allegedly stabbing two of her biological children to death.
The crime was committed at Diso Quarters in Gwale Local Government Area (LGA) of Kano State.
The crime was made public by DSP Abdullahi Haruna, spokesman for the Kano State Police command in a statement on Sunday.
He said that on Oct.3, the police received information that the suspect allegedly stabbed her two children to death with a cutlass.
Haruna said that the victims were identified as Yusuf Ibrahim,6, and Zuhra Ibrahim 3.
”On receiving the information, we quickly sent our men to the scene and found the victims stabbed,” he said.
Haruna said that the victims were rushed to the Murtala Muhammad Specialist Hospital, Kano and were confirmed dead by doctors on duty.
He said that the suspect also stabbed one Aisha Abdullahi, 10, who was her younger sister and was rushed to the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano for treatment.
He said that the state Commissioner of Police, Mr Habu Ahmad, has ordered the case to be transferred to the Homicide Section, State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID), for discrete investigation.