A man from Madakiya village in Zangon Kataf Local Government Area, Kaduna State, has been arrested by the state police command for allegedly killing his father.
The suspect identified as David Felix allegedly killed his father for appearing like a mysterious bird in his dreams.
The 20-year-old suspect confessed that he killed his biological father at their residence.
According to Felix, his father had been appearing in his dreams as a bird with a human face, attempting to hurt him.
The spokesperson of the command, Mansir Hassan, said the incident happened on September 30, 2023 and during an interrogation at the State Police Command Headquarters, he admitted to the crime and regretted his action.
The police said, “He killed his father after waking up from sleep and used a pestle to hit him while asleep. Formal charges would be filed once the investigation concludes.”