One Matthew Ifeanyi has been arrested by the Ogun State Community, Social Orientation, and Safety Corps for allegedly killing his 100-year-old father, Anthony Nnadike with a machete in Olorunda Ijoko in Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of the state.
The Commandant of the Corps, Soji Ganzallo, who confirmed it said Ifeanyi confessed that he committed the murder when his father couldn’t provide him with funds to start a private business after he resigned from his previous job.
This confirmation was contained in a statement released on Wednesday, signed by the Director of Information and Public Relations of the Corps, Moruf Yusuf.
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The statement said the Divisional Command patrol team were after being instructed to rescue the helpless parent, Anthony Nnadike, and to get the son arrested, and swung into action immediately.
Ganzallo said that on getting to the scene, the victim had been rushed to the nearest general hospital due to the injury sustained from the incident and was in critical condition until confirmed dead by the doctor.
“After resisting arrest, the culprit was apprehended for allegedly murdering his father over his inability to refund the sum of N70,000.00 he entrusted with him on July 22, 2022.”
Following the incident and arrest, the suspect has been transferred to the Sango divisional police station for further investigation which would most likely lead to prosecution of the suspect.