A 26-year-old man murders his own father after he eats the head of a chicken.
Godwin Matthew, a 26-year-old man, was arrested by police in Akure, Ondo state, for allegedly killing his 64-year-old father.
The suspect was said to have committed the crime while on his way to the farm with his father, Audu Matthew.
DSP Funmi Odunlami, the state’s Police Public Relations Officer, confirmed the suspect’s arrest, saying:
“On September 9th, 2021, a case of murder was reported at Ala Divisional Headquarters by one Mrs. Christiana Audu Matthew that her son Godwin Matthew,’m,’ 26 years old, left home with his father to the family’s farm, but she later discovered that the young man had macheted his father to death.”
During questioning, the suspect stated that on September 9, 2021, his late father directed him to kill a chicken for his 7-year-old brother, Emmanuel Audu’m’, for his entertainment; however, only the chicken head was given to him, prompting him to kill his father.”
The Police PRO also stated that the suspect would be charged and prosecuted in court.