In Ondo a son hacks his father to death over a chicken meal.
Ondo State Police Command officers arrested Godwin Matthew, 26, on Tuesday for killing his father over a chicken supper.
The incident occurred in Akure’s Ala Area, the state capital of Ondo.
After an altercation over the chicken lunch, the suspect was reported to have slain his father, Audu Mathew.
According to a statement published on Tuesday evening by the state Police Public Relations Officer, Mrs Funmilayo Odunlami, the event occurred on September 9, 2021, and the suspect confessed to the act after being detained.
The suspect’s mother reported the incident to the Ala Police Divisional Headquarters, which resulted in his arrest.
The following is the statement:
“One Mrs Christiana Audu Matthew stated that her son Godwin Matthew, 26, left home with his father to the family’s farm but was subsequently discovered to have macheted his father to death.”
“During questioning, the suspect stated that on September 9, 2021, his late father asked him to kill a chicken for his brother, one Emmanuel Audu, for his pleasure; however, just the chicken head was handed to him, prompting him to kill his father.”
Mrs. Odunlami stated that the suspect had been charged in court.