A school teacher (name withheld) has been arrested by a combined team of the Police and men of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCD) for beating his 18 years old son to death in Jigawa State.
NSCD Commandant in the state, Muhammed Gidado who disclosed the incident to newsmen said that the deceased’s stepmother reported him to his father that he (the deceased) did not fetch enough water for the day.
And the accused who teaches at Malam-Madori descended heavily on his son. In the process, the boy sustained serious injury in the head, and while he tried to escape he fell and became unconscious.
Neighbours who had followed the incident alerted the police and the civil defence, and they came and took the boy to hospital, but he died on their way.