The Adamawa State Police Command has arrested a 25 years old man, Elisha Tari who allegedly murdered Two of his children aged 3 years and 5 years respectively in Himikidu community, Michika Local Government Area.
The suspect and resident of Himikidu, Michika Local Government Area, was said to have killed the victims with stones and sticks which he had used in hitting them on their heads severally.
The incident was reported at the Divisional Police Headquarters, Michika by the grandfather of the victims.
According to police in the state, a Preliminary investigation reveals that the victim’s mother got separated from the suspect Two months ago after they had a misunderstanding.
The suspect was arrested while trying to escape to Cameroon Republic and is currently in Police custody undergoing interrogation to ascertain the reason behind the murder of his own biological children.
The Commissioner of Police in the state, CP SK Akande expressed sadness over the inhuman act, however, directed the Deputy Commissioner of Police CID to take over the investigation and ensure the prosecution of the suspect to serve as a deterrent to others.
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