The Niger State Command of the Nigerian Police Force has arrested a 25 years old man, Abubakar Buba, for allegedly killing his father in Chanchaga area of Minna, Punch Newspaper reports.
According to a press statement signed by the command’s Public Relations Officer, Wasiu Abiodun, the suspect confessed that he connived with his friend to kill his father to inherit his property.
“He claimed to have committed the act in order to quickly inherit the father’s property,” the statement read.
The deceased, Mohammed Buba, 52, was allegedly stabbed to death in his residence.
The suspect led police operatives to Tagwai-Dam where the body of the deceased was dumped after being severed and packed in a sack.
He confessed further to have contracted one 26 years old Aliyu to assist him in carrying out the act, adding that he paid him N110,000.
Abiodun said efforts to arrest the fleeing Aliyu was in top gear.