A 23-year-old man named Ibrahim Hassan has been arrested by Kwara state police for reportedly murdering his 90-year-old father, Sabi Ibrahim, in the Ajibesin area along Okolowo Ilorin in order to gain access to his bank account.
According to SP Okansanmi Ajayi, the state police command’s spokeswoman, who confirmed this to newsmen on August 5, said one Aishat Ibrahim contacted police and claimed that her 90-year-old father was missing.
Ibrahim, the biological son of the missing elderly man, was reportedly detained as a result of an investigation into the incident.
“During investigation, the suspect confessed to have administered paracetamol injection mixed with other substances on his father, who became weak and dizzy immediately after the injection, this he did after coming from the bank where he took his father to renew and collect his ATM card. took the father on a motorcycle he borrowed to convey his father to an isolated uncompleted building and strangulated his father to death, he dug a shallow grave where he buried his father after dispossessing him of the Bank ATM card they went to the bank to collect.”Ajayi said
The police spokesperson mentioned that the suspect escaped to Kaduna state and started withdrawing from his late father’s account.
He withdrew a total sum of N59,000. He stated further that the purpose of killing his father was to dispossess him of the ATM card since he already know the pin. He also sold the borrowed motorcycle and eloped to Kaduna state where he was eventually arrested.
The ATM card and the stolen motorcycle have been recovered.
Suspect would soon be charged to court.”Ajayi added