One Magaji Salisu allegedly beat his sister's husband, Zakari Hamza, 45, to death because of N20 salt in Kano State. 

The son of the deceased, Ibrahim Zakari, who disclosed this to the Daily Trust said troubled started when his father returned from the market and was told by his wife Sadiya Salisu that she had collected N20 worth of salt on loan. 

According to Ibrahim, the action angered his father who had previously warned against taking any kind of loan from anyone.

Ibrahim said the argument between the deceased and his wife led to exchange of insults.

The son said his father went back to his shop and called his wife’s brother on phone telling him all that transpired at home between him and his wife.

It was alleged that the wife’s brother was said to be angry and came to the residence looking for the husband of his sister but did not meet him at home and decided to follow him to his shop at Yan shinkafa in Kura.

The deceased's son alleged further that immediately Magaji set his eyes on his father, he started beating him following which his chest bones were broken.

He said they took their father to a nearby hospital in Kura town where a doctor treated and discharged him but said after they returned home, his father died

Ibrahim said they reported the case at police station and the Divisional Police Officer of Kura invited the wife and her brother and they are now in police custody.

He appealed to Kano State Police commissioner to ensure justice for his father.