Man hacks mother to death because of food - NEWS FRONTIER DAILY


Monday, October 16, 2023

Man hacks mother to death because of food

Police in Akwa Ibom state have arrested one Akaninyene Sunday Isaac, for hacking his mother to death on alleged refusal to provide him food.

Police spokesman, Akwa Ibom State Command, SP Odiko Macdon,  confirmed in Uyo noted that, "The Command arrested Akaninyene Sunday Isaac, ‘m’, aged 23, for murdering his biological mother, Christiana Sunday Isaac ‘f’, 55 years old, both of Oruk Uso Otoro Village in Abak Local Government Area.

"Operatives of Abak Division arrested the suspect 11 October. The Suspect confessed to the crime and alleged his mother failed to give him food for three days, hence, he used machete to inflict grievous injuries leading to her death. Suspect will have his day in court as soon as investigation is concluded."

A source in a family narrative howerer said, "Trouble started when the Akaninyene demanded money from the mother. She has always given him anytime, but on this occasion the woman told him there was no money.

"This is a young man who was supposed to take care of his mother. He got angry, grabbed a matchet and hacked the mother who passed out before she could be taken for medical attention. The extended family is mourning. The slain woman was a peaceful person, the tragedy so unfortunate."

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