By Tunde Oyekola, Osogbo.
Tragedy struck in Ede, Osun State, as a fresh graduate of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife matcheted his mother to
The incident happened at Oba Laoye area in Ede North Local government area of the state on Sunday.
Sources said the suspect who graduated from the institution last month demanded a sum of twenty thousand Naira for an undisclosed purpose from his mother.
It was gathered that the mother who was a widow told his son to give her some time to look for where to get the money as she could not afford the amount as at that time.
The suspect who was the only male among the three children of the deceased was, however, not satisfied with his mother’s explanation.
It was gathered that the suspect then sent his junior sister who was at home at that time on an errand before he locked up the woman and inflicted severe matchet cuts on her.
It was further gathered that after killing the woman, the suspect sat down in the pool of blood of his mother.
The people around the area were to later learn of the incident when the junior sister arrived from the errand but the
suspect refused to open the door of the room where he locked himself and the woman.
The policemen who were invited to the scene forced the door of the room opened and arrested the suspect.
The deceased was said to have lost her husband who was the father of her three children about 14 years ago.
The acting Police Public Relations Officer of Osun Police Command, Mr. Ajibade Egbedele, confirmed the incident on Tuesday but said he did not have the details surrounding the incident.
Mr Egbedele the suspect would with the police while investigation continues on the incident.