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30-year-old man arrested over attempt to kill own father

30-year-old man arrested over attempt to kill own father


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The Borno Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCSC) has confirmed the arrest of a 30-year old man for alleged attempt to kill his own father.


The state Commandant of the corps, Mr Abdullahi Ibrahim, revealed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Maiduguri.


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He said that operatives of the command arrested Jeo Bukar on March 1, after he allegedly attacked his farther at Forestry area of Maiduguri.


Ibrahim said that while armed with a machete, the suspect held his father, mother and siblings hostage inside their house and threatened to kill the father.


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The state commandant added that the father managed to escape and reported the case to the command.


According to him, men of the command who were deployed to the scene, rescued the victims and apprehended the suspect.


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He said that preliminary investigations indicated that the suspect was a drug addict, adding that he would be transferred to a rehabilitation center.

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