The Kwara State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of a man, Hassan Ibrahim, for allegedly killing his 90-year-old father, Sabi, a retired army corporal and stealing the deceased ATM card to withdraw his money in the state.

PUNCH Metro gathered Hassan, after perpetrating the crime, buried his corpse and fled to Kaduna State, where he had been secretly withdrawing his father’s money with the ATM card.

Parading the suspect at the police headquarters in Ilorin, Kwara State, on Thursday, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Ajayi Okasanmi, said           Hassan was arrested following a report made by his sister, Aishat.

He said, “On August 5, 2022, one Aishat Ibrahim reported that her 90-year-old father, Sabi Ibrahim, a retired army corporal to the police command, was missing. The circumstances of his disappearance elicited suspicion hence the resolve of the command to get to the root of it.

“Investigation into the matter led to the arrest of one Ibrahim Hassan, a biological son of the missing old man. During investigation, the suspect confessed to having administered paracetamol injection mixed with other substances on his father, who became weak and dizzy immediately after the injection.

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