The Sokoto State Police Command yesterday confirmed the murder of Mrs. Yemisi Adio, 43, and three others, by her husband, Taiwo Adio.
A statement by the spokesman El-mustapha Sani, said the incident happened on Saturday at the old Airport Area of Sokoto city.
He said the suspect used the same pestle with which he killed his spouse, to kill the wife and daughter of his pastor and one other church member.
The victims, according to Sani, are Rachael Adewole, 42, Dennis Adewole, 10, and Esther Badelu, 14, all of the same address.
He added that the pestle has been recovered as an exhibit, while the case is being investigated by the command’s Criminal Investigation Department (CID).
“The bodies have been deposited at the mortuary of the Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto, for post mortem”, he added.