A man, identified as, Mamman Dankarami on Thursday May 5, butchered his three children aged four, two and five months in Goru Village of Arewa area of Kebbi State. After committing the crime, Dankarami attempted to commit suicide by plunging into a well. However, he was rescued by neighbours before he could drown. The Sole Administrator of Arewa Local Government, Alhaji Muhammadu Dankaku confirmed the incident, saying the culprit was suspected to be suffering from mental problem.
The Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Kebbi State Police Command, Nafi’u Abubakar confirmed the incident too. He said the culprit had been admitted at psychiatric hospital in Jega local Government of Kebbi State
His wife, Malama Nafisat, it was gathered, went into a coma after realizing the fate that had befallen her children.