Connect with us

Man Sets Mother on Fire in Niger State

Piroll

Published

on

Follow
NAIJA NEWS: Man Sets Mother on Fire in Niger State [New Naija News] » Naijacrawl
Photo: Naijacrawl

In Niger State, the Police Command has paraded a 39-year-old man, Stephen Jiya, who was arrested for the murder of his mother by setting her on fire in her kitchen.



The deceased, a former Principal of Government Girls’ Secondary School, Sabon Wuse and Maryam Babangida Girls’ Science College, Minna, died after she was set ablaze by Stephen.

Comfort was in her kitchen at her residence in Darusalam Area of Minna, when her son said to be a drug addict, returned from Suleja on Monday December 20, and poured petrol on her before lighting her up.

Spokesperson of the command, DSP Wasiu Abiodun, in a statement on Thursday, January 6, 2022, said the suspect confessed to the crime claiming that his mother usually intruded into his marital affairs.

The statement reads:

"Earlier on 20/12/2021 at about 2030hrs, Police operatives attached to GRA Division arrested one Stephen Jiya aged 39yrs ‘m’ of Niger motel area of Suleja," the PPRO stated.

"The suspect was arrested at Darusalam, Minna for the offence of culpable homicide of his mother; one Mrs Comfort Jiya aged 61yrs (deceased) ‘f’ of Darusalam, Minna.

"During interrogation, the suspect confessed to the crime and claimed that on 19/12/2021, he had misunderstanding with his wife at his home in Suleja which attracted intervention of neighbours and the issue was laid to rest while he left to work. On his return from work, he discovered that his wife had left home to Minna without his consent.

"He confessed further that he left Suleja to Minna on 20/12/2021 with a plastic bottle of premium motor spirit (PMS) and went to the family house where he met his mother cooking in the kitchen.

Click Here To Comment




Piroll
 

Piroll is a creative writer, social-political commentator, socio-researcher, and sports analyst. He holds certificates in media management and data journalism from the Thomas Foundation Institute of Journalism. He works as a... Read More

Continue Reading
Click to comment

Be first to comment


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Naija News

23 Die, Many Injured As Truck Skid Off In Niger State

Piroll

Published

on

NAIJA NEWS: 23 Die, Many Injured As Truck Skid Off In Niger State [New Naija News] » Naijacrawl
Photo: Naijacrawl
The Niger State Police Command has confirmed the death of 23 persons after a truck fully loaded with dozens of cows and 45 persons, skidded off the road and somersaulted into a bush.The accident occurred at about 0500 hours along Bokani -Makera road in Mokwa Local Government Area of the state.The Commissioner of Police, Mr Adamu Usman, who confirmed the accident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Minna, on Monday, said the truck, with registration Number BBJ 666...
Continue Reading

Naija News

NIGER STATE GOVERNMENT CALLS BACK CONTRACTORS' TO SITES (watch video)

kizinho

Published

on

NEWS: NIGER STATE GOVERNMENT CALLS BACK CONTRACTORS' TO SITES (watch video) [New Naija News] » Naijacrawl
Photo: Naijacrawl
Amidst the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Niger State Government has called back all contractors handling various projects to sites.Governor Abubakar Sani Bello disclosed while inspecting some road projects under construction in Minna the state capital, said life cannot be put on hold because of Coronavirus.Governor Sani Bello said normal life has to continue as it was not definite when the pandemic will be over, saying that as such government has move on.He...
Continue Reading

Naija News

Covid19: Niger State Covid19 Patients Protest Over Poor Treatment In Isolation Centre

Piroll

Published

on

NEWS: Covid19: Niger State Covid19 Patients Protest Over Poor Treatment In Isolation Centre [New Naija News] » Naijacrawl
Photo: Naijacrawl
Yesterday in Niger state isolation centre some suspected COVID-19 patients receiving treatment at a government facility in Minna, the state capital, threatened to discharge themselves over poor treatment.In a video going viral online, some of the patients expressed anger at the situation, saying they were not comfortable with their feeding arrangement.They however, requested to be allowed to be in their homes instead of being left to die of hunger at the isolation f...
Continue Reading

Latest


Download Naijacrawl App today

Fastest way to read on the go

Download the Naijacrawl App.