A 28-year old man in Yobe State, has been arrested by security operatives for killing his family while they all slept at night.
Toyin Gbadegesin, Police Spokesperson told the Nation the suspect, who was ‘High’ killed his family while they were asleep with a shovel.
According to Gbadegesin:
He was not provoked before carrying out the dastardly act. Bisco acted under the influence of hard drugs. Apparently under the influence of hard drugs (Marijuana and Tramol capsules), the suspect, without any provocation, as the victims were fast asleep, picked up a shovel and killed his father, mother and two sisters. The incident occurred about 1am. Upon receipt of a distress call, police moved in and arrested the suspect. They recovered the exhibits and the suspect is still being interrogated. Investigation shows that the suspect is a drug addict, as he confessed to have consumed illicit drugs. The bodies were taken to hospital for medical examination. Suspect to be arraigned.
However, a source who spoke with newsmen said the suspect killed his family because they had threatened to report him to security operatives for his alleged involvement with terrorist group, Boko Haram.