The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Niger State Command, has arrested a certain Musa Umar, for pouring hot water on his mother in Minna, the state capital.
The suspect is believed to have been under the influence of alcohol and cannabis while carrying out the act which caused his mother grievous injuries.
Northern City News gathered that the suspect who lived with his mum was known for his excessive consumption of alcohol.
Philip Ayuba, the Niger State commandant of the corps, stated that the culprit did not show any remorse for his action.
The suspect also confessed during interrogation that he had attempted to kill the mother several times.
Ayuba also noted that Umar will be arraigned very soon.