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Man sentenced to death by hanging for killing his mother and two siblings in Zamfara

In 2013 Kamalu Yusuf Was Arrested For Allegedly killing of his mother and his two younger sisters, Amina and Maryam.

A family source, who pleaded for anonymity, told the News Agency of Nigeria that, on that fateful day, Yusuf accompanied his late mother to a commercial bank where she withdrew N800,000.

The source said that Yusuf, who was his late mother’s favourite child, demanded for unspecified amount out of the money for private use but she turned down the request.

He said that Yusuf, who was unhappy with his late mother for her refusal to give him the money, mobilised three other friends to commit the heinous crime.

kamalu was later Arrested by the police in kaduna state with his friends who are were his accomplice,he was then remanded in the Prison in Gusau, Zamfara state.


Yesterday on the 14th of May 2020, Hajiya Kulu Aliyu OFR the Chief Judge of Zamfara State has Convicted Kamalu Yusuf to death by Hanging.

This Was followed by the criminal allegation of killing and robbing his biological mother and his German sister here in Gusau, Zamfara State.

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