The Ogun State Community, Social Orientation and Safety Corps codenamed So-Safe, has arrested a 38-year-old Mathew Ifeanyi, who allegedly macheted his biological father to death in Ogun.
So-Safe in a press statement released through the office of its State Commander, (Dr) Soji Ganzallo, said on Tuesday, 29 August 2023 that information got to Superintendent Alabi Gafar, the Divisional Officer of the corps at Alade/Atago/Ntabo Divisional Command that at 11, Ibikunle Street, Diamond Estate, along Olorunda Area, Eruobodo Ntabo, Ijoko in Ado Odo, Ota Local Government Area, a middle-aged man was said to have been attacking his biological father with a cutlass.
Ganzallo noted that the Divisional Command patrol team were thereafter instructed to rescue the helpless parent Anthony Nnadike, 100 years old and to get the son arrested, and they swung into action immediately.
The commander, sadly revealed that on getting to the scene, the victim had been rushed down to the nearest general hospital due to the injury sustained and was in critical condition, until he was later confirmed dead by the doctor.
Ganzallo revealed that the culprit after restricting arrest was thereafter apprehended stressing that during preliminary investigation into what prompted the arrested son for allegedly murdering his father, he said that inability of his father to refund the sum of N70,000:00 he entrusted his father with since 22nd July, 2022.
He further confessed that he took the action since he resigned from his previous job to embark on his private business but his now late father couldn’t provide him the money.
The suspect has however been transferred to the Nigeria Police Force, Sango Divisional Headquarters for further investigation and likely prosecution.