The Police Command in Kwara State Command has arrested a 23-year-old Ibrahim Hassan for allegedly killing his 90-year-old father,Sabi Ibrahim, disposed the deceased of ATM and money.
The suspect is said to have committed the crime at Ajibesin area, along Okolowo, Ilorin.
The Police Public Relations Officer ,PPRO, for the Police Command in the state,SP Okasanmi Ajayi, stated this in a statement on Thursday.
According to him, on 5/8/2022, one Aishat Ibrahim reported a case of missing person, (her father), one Sabi Ibrahim, a 90- year old retired army corporal to the police Command.
Ajayi said that Aisha’s father’s disappearance elicited suspicion, hence the resolve of the Command to get to the root of the matter.
According to him, investigation into the matter led to the arrest of Ibrahim Hassan, a biological son of the missing old man.
“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.
“He 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 Wema Bank ATM card they went to the bank to collect.
“He 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.”he said.