Son kills 75-year-old father, says he smoked ‘Indian hemp’


A 31-year-old man recognized as Nicodemus Ignatius has been arrested by the police in Adamawa State for allegedly beating his 75-year-old father to demise.

Nicodemus, who hails from Unguwan Bistel in Tune city, Tune Native Authorities Space, carried out the act on March 3, 2022, shortly after coming back from a ingesting joint.

PUNCH Metro gathered that Nicodemus had typically in November final yr threatened to kill the daddy, leading to his arrest by the police. However the father, out of sympathy, sued for the discharge of his son from police custody.

A neighbour, who spoke to our correspondent stated, “Nicodemus had returned residence from the joint the place he normally drinks at about 8:00 pm on that fateful day and met his late father and mom within the room and determined to lock each of them up.

“However the 75-year-old Ignatius, sensing hazard and afraid of the potential of his son setting the home on hearth, jumped out via the window to flee. He was unaware that his son had since armed himself with a stick.

“The suspect, who was wielding the stick, pounced on his father and hit him with the stick, breaking his head and leading to his premature demise.”

The suspect, who was reported to the police after the crime, confessed to killing the daddy beneath the affect of marijuana.

Nicodemus, who couldn’t give any coherent clarification for the homicide of his father, stated, ” I smoked Indian hemp on that fateful day and bitterly remorse my motion.”

DSP Suleiman Nguroje, Police Public Relations Officer, Adamawa State Police Command, who confirmed the incident, stated the suspect would quickly be charged to courtroom.

He stated the accused will quickly be charged to courtroom upon completion of the investigation, and cautioned most of the people to desist from taking legal guidelines into their very own arms.


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