‘Madman’ goes wild in Jigawa, hacks 2-year-old boy to death, injures 3 others


A mentally imbalanced man identified as Abdulkarim Mato, 27, hacked a toddler to death with a hoe in Dujah village of Miga local government area in Jigawa state.


According to Daily Trust, Mato went wild attacking any person in sight, when all the men of the village, were away in their farms.


The suspected madman attacked three other women who, in the process sustained various degrees of injuries.


The injured were rushed to General Hospital, Jahun in Jahun LGA, for immediate attention.


Spokesperson of the State Police Command, SP Audu Jinjiri, who confirmed the incident, said the suspect had since been take to Psychiatric Hospital in Kazaure, Kazaure LGA for medical attention.

“The suspect, ran mad, when all men were away to their farms. He attacked and killed one Idris Ibrahim, aged two years with a hoe. and also wounded three women – Halima Mato, 50, Rashina Rabiu, 23 and Mauluda Mohammed, three years old. He inflicted various injuries on them

Source: Linda Ikeji