Operatives of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested a 30-year-man identified as Ayobami Oyeleye for cutting off his mother’s hands with a machete.
Oyeleye reportedly attacked his 65-year-old mother, Esther, on Tuesday, October 2, over an unknown argument in Akibo village,
The neighbors were also said to have met Oyeleye standing beside his mother, holding a sharp cutlass.
An eyewitness who spoke on condition of anonymity because of the severity of the incident said Oyeleye also used the cutlass to inflict injuries on the aged woman’s head and legs.
Speaking with the newsmen on Wednesday, October 4, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Omolola Odutola, who confirmed the incident to our correspondent, said the suspect had been arrested and an investigation was ongoing.