A 50–year-old housewife, Hafsat Aliyu and her son, Babangida Usman, have been arrested by the police for beating one Ali Haruna to death.
The incident occurred on April 13, 2019, behind Shango Primary School in Chanchaga Local Government Area, Niger state.
Northern City News gathered that Usman and his mother attacked the deceased during a disagreement, noting that his father was fond of assaulting his mother.
According to him, he merely attempted to protect his mother from the father’s wrath when he slumped and died.
“My mother was not safe with my father because of his temperament. Every day, there would be issues that would escalate to a fight. I never knew he would die, I was only protecting my mother.”