Aggrieved son hacks father to death over chicken, charged to court

The Ondo State Police Command on Tuesday said it had arrested one Godwin Matthew for killing his father, Audu Mathew. in the Ala Area of Akure, the Ondo State capital.

Godwin, 26, was said to have killed his father following an argument over chicken meal.

According to a statement by the state Police Public Relations Officer, Mrs Funmilayo Odunlami, on Tuesday, the incident happened on September 9, 2021, and the suspect had confessed to the commission of crime.

The PPRO said the mother of the suspect, Mrs Christiana Matthew, reported the matter at the Ala Police Division, after which the suspect was arrested.

The statement reads partly, “In the course of interrogation, the suspect stated that on September 9, 2021, his late father directed him to kill a chicken for his brother, one Emmanuel Audu,  for his entertainment. He said only the chicken head was given to him and this made him kill his father.”

The PPRO said the suspect had been charged to court.

SOURCE: THE PUNCH

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