Just In : 90-year-old woman, granddaughter m√rdered in Daura
A 90-year old woman, Hajiya Amina, and her 23-year-old granddaughter, Bilkisu, were gruesomely murdered in Tudun Wada area of Daura, Katsina state, on Thursday.
The ugly incident took place at the victims’ residence behind Tashar Kudu in Daura.
According to reports, the nonagenarian was strangled while her granddaughter was slaughtered.
A resident of Daura also told our reporter that the granddaughter’s stomach was ripped open and her kidney removed by the assailants, an allegation Daily trust could not independently verify.
It was gathered that not long ago, some youth had burgled the victims’ house and went away with their plasma TV.
The deceased had reported the incident to the police but investigation was ongoing at the time the victims were killed.
“The TV was recovered and investigation was ongoing when this terrible thing happened. only investigation will reveal whether those who have stolen the TV have any direct or indirect connection with the murder,” he said.
Governor Dikko Umar Radda of Katsina has condoled with the family of the deceased as well as the Daura emirate council over the unfortunate incident.
When contacted, the Police spokesman in Katsina, ASP Abubakar Sadiq Aliyu, confirmed the incident saying details were sketchy. (Daily Trust)