26-year-old Man was arrested by Police Reportedly Kills His Father For Giving Him Chicken Head To Eat In Ondo State.
Godwin Matthew, a 26-year-old man, was arrested by police in Akure, Ondo state, for allegedly killing his 64-year-old father. After taking his father, Audu Matthew, to the farm, the suspect allegedly committed the crime.
DSP Funmi Odunlami, the state’s Police Public Relations Officer, confirmed the suspect’s arrest, saying:
“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 she later discovered that the young man had macheted 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.”
The Police PRO added that the suspect would be charged to court for prosecution.