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Man kills 100-year-old father over unpaid debt of N70,000


Man kills 100-year-old father over unpaid debt of N70,000

In a shocking incident, a 38-year-old man named Mathew Ifeanyi has been arrested for brutally killing his own father with a machete.

The tragic event unfolded in Ogun State, where the victim, identified as Anthony Nnadike, was attacked by his son at their residence in Diamond Estate, Olorunda Area, Eruobodo Ntabo, Ijoko in Ado Odo, Ota Local Government Area.

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According to the statement released by the State Commander of the Ogun State Community, Social Orientation and Safety Corps, Superintendent Alabi Gafar, the incident was reported by a concerned citizen.

The Divisional Command patrol team was dispatched to the scene, but unfortunately, the victim had already been rushed to the nearest hospital due to the severity of his injuries.

Tragically, the 100-year-old father succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead by the medical staff. The perpetrator initially resisted arrest but was eventually apprehended by the authorities.

During the investigation, Mathew Ifeanyi admitted to killing his father over an unpaid debt of N70,000 that had been entrusted to him since July 22, 2022. He claimed that he had resigned from his previous job to start a private business, but his father failed to provide him with the promised funds.

The suspect has now been transferred to the Nigeria Police Force, Sango Divisional Headquarters for further investigation into this harrowing incident.

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