by Dolapo Adelana
The Ogun Police Command has allegedly arrested a medical doctor, Emmanuel Ogah, for allegedly stabbing his mother to death.
Confirming the arrest on Saturday, the Command Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the suspect claimed that he killed his mother because she was fond of scolding him publicly.
Oyeyemi said the crime was committed at 16 Ololade Street, Lafenwa, Itele Ota town of the State. He said the doctor was arrested following a complaint to the police by the accused person’s elder brother.
“The Ogun State Police Command has on the 9th Of March arrested one Dr. Emmanuel Ogah for stabbing his biological mother to death. His was arrested following a complaints from one Cletus Ogah who reported at Itele Ota Divisional headquarters that his younger brother has stabbed his mother one Janet Ogah to death,” Mr. Oyeyemi said.
According to Oyeyemi, preliminary investigation revealed that the suspect who recently completed his NYSC program, came back home three days earlier and had being having quarrel with his mother.
“In his statement, the suspect claimed that his mother was in the habit of insulting and disgracing him in the presence of her apprentices and that he was frustrated into taking the life of his mother,” the police spokesman said.
The police added that the body of the 62-year-old deceased has been deposited at the General Hospital Morgue for autopsy.