Father Arrested for Allegedly Killing His Six-Year-Old Son in Maiduguri Tragedy

Father Arrested for Allegedly Killing His Six-Year-Old Son in Maiduguri Tragedy

…By Judah Olanisebee for TDPel Media. Tragic Incident in Maiduguri: Father Arrested for Allegedly Killing His Six-Year-Old Son


In Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State, a man in his 30s named Mohammed Jubrin has been arrested on suspicion of murdering his own six-year-old son.

The suspect, reportedly an employee of the Federal Fire Service, was taken into custody by the police.

Confirmation of the Incident: Bulama Lawan, the Ward Head of Wulari, verified the tragic incident and provided details of the distressing event.


He received a phone call from the suspect’s father, Alhaji Mustapha, who informed him about the gruesome act committed by Jubrin against his own child.

The Disturbing Account: According to Alhaji Mustapha, his son had killed his grandson by striking his head against the wall.

The Ward Head rushed to the victim’s house to investigate further.

The grieving father revealed that this unfortunate incident was something they had been trying to prevent.

Alhaji Mustapha expressed his sadness and shock over the actions of his son.


Legal Consequences: Upon learning about the incident, Bulama Lawan promptly contacted the police, specifically the mountain troop unit in Wulari.

They arrived at the scene and took the suspect and his father to a nearby police station for questioning and detention.

Subsequently, they were transferred to the State Specialist Hospital, where medical professionals confirmed the tragic death of the six-year-old boy.

The child was laid to rest in the presence of the authorities.

Motivation behind the Act: According to Alhaji Mustapha, the suspect’s father, the incident occurred because the young boy had a habit of bed-wetting.


The suspect allegedly became upset and, in a fit of anger, hit his son’s head against the wall.

The grief-stricken father expressed remorse and pleaded for forgiveness.

Conclusion: The suspect, Mohammed Jubrin, is now in police custody, awaiting legal proceedings.

It is worth noting that there is no prior record of any mental illness associated with the suspect, as confirmed by the Ward Head.

This tragic incident has shocked the community and highlights the need for proper investigation and justice for the young victim.



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