A 23-year- old man, Akaninyene Isaac, has hacked his mother to death with a cutlass for denying him food for three days in Oruk Uso Otoro village, Abak Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State.
Isaac, according to a statement by AKwa Ibom police command’s spokesperson Odiko MacDon, issued to newsmen in Uyo on Monday was arrested by operatives of Abak Division last Wednesday for allegedly murdering his 55-year-old mother, Christiana Isaac.
The police spokesperson added that Isaac confessed to killing his mother with a cutlass for failure to provide him food for over three days.
MacDon quoted the suspect as saying, “I used a machete to inflict grievous injuries on her, leading to her death.”
He said that the suspect would be charged to Court upon conclusion of investigations.
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