Operatives of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Niger State Command has arrested a 35-year-old man, Musa Umar, for pouring hot water on his mother in Minna,
“Umar was under the influence of alcohol and cannabis while carrying out the act which caused his mother grievous injuries” Northern City News reported.
It was gathered that the suspect who lived on Okada road with his mother was known for excessive consumption of alcohol.
The Niger State commandant of the corps, Philip Ayuba, stated that the culprit did not show any remorse for his action.
According to the commandant, the suspect confessed during interrogation that he had attempted to kill the mother several times.
He stated that Umar would be arraigned in court after investigation.