A young man who reportedly stabbed his own mother to death before smashing open her head has been arrested by the police in Edo State.
The Edo State Police Command has arrested a young man who allegedly stabbed his mother to death before smashing her head open with the murder weapon.
The incident reportedly happened in the early hours of Thursday, September 28, 2017, at their residence located on Iyamu Street, off Textile Mill Road in Benin, the capital of the state.
According to a Facebook user who witnessed the incident, Kingsley O. Kingsley, the young man, and the mother had a disagreement over a yet to be ascertained issue when he got into a deadly rage and stabbed her several times and later smashed her head open.
This how Kingsley captured the sordid incident:
"This is what happened in the early hours of this morning at Iyamu Street, off Textile Mill Road, Benin City.
This boy murdered his own mother a while ago because of the mother's kindness, love, and care.
It happened that the boy had not eaten for days, so this morning, the mother asked him what he would eat and the boy said he wanted to drink Pepsi.
Happily, the mother went to buy him the bottle of Pepsi; to our surprise, he killed his mother with the Pepsi bottle.... Things dey happen o."
The suspect was said to have narrowly escaped being lynched by angry residents when the heard the atrocity he committed when the police were invited and they managed to rescue him and took him to their station where he is being detained.
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