A man suspected to be mentally ill has stabbed a man to death and injured three others in Taraya Village of Jahun Local Government Area of Jigawa.
A resident of the village, Adamu Sani, told newsmen that the suspect was armed with knife which he used in perpetuating the act at about 1am on Saturday.
Sani said that the suspected killer attacked the victims in their homes located in different parts of the village and fled.
The Secretary of the Local Government, Alhaji Mohammed Harbo, told newsmen that the assailant stabbed his first victim, Adamu Jibrin, on the nape which led to his death.
Harbo disclosed that the suspect stabbed his second victim, Sale Umar, in the stomach while the two others – Auwal Sani and Yusuf Suleman – were stabbed on the shoulder and ribs, respectively.
He said that that the three injured persons were on admission at the General Hospital in Jahun.
Just two weeks ago, a suspected madman, Haruna Barde, also killed two people in Nahuce village in Jahun Local Government Area of Jigawa.
Spokesman of the Jigawa Police Command, Abdul Jinjiri, confirmed the incidents.
Jinjiri said that no arrest had been made, adding that police were on the trail of the suspected killer.