A 26 year old son, Godwin Matthew has allegedly machetted his 64 year old father, Matthew Audu to death in Akure, the Ondo State capital, for giving him the head of a chicken killed to entertain his younger brother.
The state police command spokesperson, Funmi Odunlami in a statement in Akure said that the murder incident was reported at the Ala Police station by the wife of the deceased.
“On 9th September, 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 later discovered that the young man had matcheted his father to death.
“In the course of interrogation, the suspect stated that on 9th September, 2021, his late father directed him to kill a chicken for his brother one Emmanuel Audu ‘m’, 7 years old, for his entertainment, meanwhile, it was only the chicken head that was given to him and this made him to kill his father.”
Odunlami, also said that a 64 year old man, Ajayi Awe has been arrested for defiling a six year old girl.
According to her “On 17th of September, 2021, at about 2000hrs, one Mrs. Obademi Fatimah of B11
Daja, Ajowa-Akoko, came to Okeagbe-Akoko Divisional Headquarters and reported a case of Defilement.
“She stated that her daughter, names withheld, Aged 6, of same address, was defiled by one Ajayi Awe ‘m’ Aged 64 of B/98 Daja Ajowa- Akoko, some days ago in his house.
“The suspect had been arrested and the victim taken to the Hospital for medical care and report.
The police spokesperson added that the Suspect confessed to the commission of the crime.
She said he would be charged to Court after police investigation.