- Abdulmalik Tanko, the suspected killer of a five-year-old pupil was arraigned in court today, by the police in Kano state
- Interestingly, Tanko has confessed to the crime and he shared closed details of all that he did to Hanifa, after the abduction
- Earlier, Hanifa's father reacted to the incident and stated that he is in deep sorrow but he remains grateful to God
He was arraigned before Senior Magistrate, Muhammad Jibril, over the murder of Hanifa Abubakar, a five-year-old pupil, Daily Trust reports.
Tanko had confessed killing Hanifa with rat poison after abducting her in December, 2021.
His earlier confession
Narrating to the police, Tanko said he had bought the rat poison which he used to end the life of his 5-year-old pupil at N100.
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According to Daily Nigerian, Tanko had first taken little Hanifa to his wife but she refused to keep her.
Narrating the terrible incident, Hanifa's uncle, Suraj Suleiman said Tanko's wife rejection of keeping the child prompted him to take Hanifa to Tundunwada where he operates a private school.
I'm really in sorrow but can only thank God: Father of 5-year-old girl killed by her proprietor speaks in clip
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that the dad of the 5-year-old girl who was murdered by her school proprietor has expressed sorrow over the incident that cut short his daughter's life.
In a recent video shared by @dailytrust, the heartbroken man tearfully told newsmen that in spite of the sad incident, he can only thank God.
While stating that he leaves God to take vengeance, the deceased girl's father added that it is an incident he will take to the grave.
Organs missing as 41-year-old man dies in Anambra hotel, family demands justice
In another report, Azubuike Nwokolo, a 41-year-old, has been found dead in a hotel, with some parts of his body allegedly missing.
The management of the hotel claimed Nwokolo slipped and died but the family suspected foul play.
A friend of the deceased named Nnaemeka Ikerionwu said the hotel did not contact anyone, including the police, but just deposited the body at the morgue.