One Ibrahim Umar in Adamawa state has been detained for allegedly stabbing his mother in the face during a verbal confrontation.
The 22-year-old Umar of Michika Local Government Area of Northern Adamawa admitted to stabbing his mother, Hajiya Lami Mallum, during an argument that turned violent.
Following his admission, the Chief Magistrate Court I in Yola, presided over by Mohammed Buba, ordered that Umar be remanded in prison.
The matter is subsequently adjourned to October 18.
He pleaded guilty to the charge against him as contained in the First Information Report (FIR) read to him.
Court papers indicated on Tuesday that an argument, which nature was not disclosed, had ensued between the defendant and his mother last week, September 12.
The argument degenerated into a fight in which Umar was said to have stabbed Hajiya Lami with a knife in the face, causing the mother what was described as a grievous injury.
The woman who was rushed to the General Hospital in Michika is still on admission.
The mother and son hail from Zibadari in Michika.