A man, Taiwo Adio, has reportedly killed his wife, Yemisi and three others in Sokoto State.
The State Police Command on Sunday confirmed the alleged murder.
The Police said the 43-year-old woman, Yemisi, was murdered by her husband, for yet unspecified reason.
The Police said in a statement signed by the spokesman of the command, El-mustapha Sani in Sokoto on Sunday, that the incident took place on Saturday at the old Airport Area of Sokoto city.
He said that the suspect had used the same pestle with which he killed his wife, to kill three other persons.
The victims, according to him, were: Rachael Adewole, 42, Dennis Adewole,10, and Esther Badelu, 14, all of the same address.
The police spokesman further said that the pestle had been recovered as an exhibit, while the case was being investigated by the command’s Criminal Investigation Department.
”All the corpses had been deposited at the morgue of the Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto, for post mortem,” he added.