Bizarre: Man slaughters wife, 4 children in Kaduna

Bizarre: Man slaughters wife, 4 children in Kaduna

By Shola Ojho, Kaduna

One Mr. Saleh Magaji of No. 1 Ahmadu Bello close, KTC Kawo, Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State on Wednesday slaughtered his four children, wife and attempted suicide by also slitting his own throat.

Investigation revealed that trouble shoot when his late wife threaten to take two of the children to another man believed to have fathered them which did not go down well with Saleh, hence his action.

According to suicide note, which he wrote on the wall of his room with charcoal, he alleged that the late wife had been trying to kill him diabolically, adding that empathizes may check the wife’s room anytime they discovered their demise.

The four children, three girls and one boy were said to have been between 6 and 13 years of age.

Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Zubair Abubakar confirmed the incident.

According to DSP Abubakar, the wife had earlier reported at Kawo Police station that her husband was threatening her life and that of the children.

He said by the time the team of Police got to the house, it was under key and lock which make them contact the Mai Angwan who later supported forceful opening of the entrance door before they saw the six of them in their own pool of blood.

According to him, Saleh has committed culpable homicide and attempted suicide by slaughtered his wife, four children and himself at about 1400hrs on Wednesday 18th November, 2015, quickly added that investigation into the matter is ongoing.

It was however discovered that the man was not dead yet and was rushed to Saint Gerald hospital for possible survival while victims’ bodies have been deposited at the same hospital for autopsy.

Posted from GoBroadsheet

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