Son Kills Father Over Chicken Meal


The Ondo State Police Command has arrested one Godwin Matthew for killing his father, Audu Mathew in Akure, the Ondo State capital following an argument over chicken meal.

Mrs. Funmilayo Odunlami, the Command’s Public Relations Officer, said in a statement yesterday that the incident happened on September 9, 2021, and the suspect had confessed to committing the crime.


The PPRO said the mother of the suspect, Mrs Christiana Matthew, reported the matter at the Ala Police Division, after which the suspect was arrested.

“In the course of interrogation, the suspect stated that on September 9, 2021, his late father directed him to kill a chicken for his brother, one Emmanuel Audu, for his entertainment.

“He said only the chicken head was given to him and this made him kill his father,” the Police statement said.

The suspect has been charged to court.


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