Man Arrested After Killing His Father Over A Farmland In Delta State
One Kido, a 25-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly killing his father, Mr Ikechukwu Onyegai over a farmland in Delta State.
It was gathered that incident happened on Friday, October 14 at Issele-Uku community in Aniocha North Local Government Area of the state.
It was gathered that the deceased father had a scuffle with his son over who harvested some crops from his land without his prior notice.
This, soon degenerated to a quarrel and consequently, the suspect strike his father with a firewood.
The suspect however claimed that the father threatened to cut him with a machete which prompted him to defend himself with a firewood.
“He came to meet me on the farm where I was working, and he wanted to take the cutlass because we were not on good terms. When he raised the cutlass and threatened to cut me, I blocked him with the firewood and then used the firewood to hit him.”
“As he was falling, his phone fell from him, I then collected the phone. I didn’t know he would die. It was firewood I used. When I was going to the farm, everybody saw me. I was not carrying anything.” he said.
Villagers from Ukpai quarters arrested the suspect and handed him over to the police
The spokesman of State Police Command, DSP Edafe Bright, confirmed the incident.
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