A woman identified as Zainab Ibrahim has died while separating a fight that broke out between her two sons, Inusa and Uaasman, at the Kpaduma II area of Asokoro in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Aro Okeigbo Blog reports.
The incident happened on Saturday, May 13. It was gathered that Inusa mistakenly macheted his mother on her left hand during the fight.
The cause of the fight could not be ascertained. But an eyewitness said that the brothers who are of the same parents were engaging in a serious fight. Their mother came in and tried to separate them. Inusa, however, left and went to bring a machete with which he intended to use on his brother in the process, he mistakenly cut his mother on her left hand. She was taken to a private hospital where she died.
Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the FCT police command, SP Josephine Adeh, said Inusa is at large, adding that investigation is ongoing on the matter.
“We received a distress call and rushed to the scene. The mother was taken to the hospital where she was confirmed dead. Usman is in custody while Inusa is at large. An investigation is, however, ongoing on the matter.”