A medical doctor, Dr. Emmanuel Ogah, was arrested by the Police in Ota, Ogun State on Saturday for stabbing his mother to death.
Cletus, a senior brother of the newly qualified medical doctor reported to the Itele Ota Divisional headquarters of Ogun state Police Command that Emmanuel stabbed his 62 year-old mother, one Janet Ogah, a food vendor to death.
Police said preliminary investigation revealed that the suspect, who has just finished his NYSC programme, came back home three days earlier and had been having issues with the deceased since then.
“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 frustrated him into taking her life,”, the Police said in a statement issued in Abeokuta by its Public Relations Officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi.
News Agency of Nigeria report that sequel to a complaint by his elder brother, the DPO of the division, CSP Lukman Raheem, led detectives to the scene at No 16, Ololade street, Lafenwa, Itele Ota , where the suspect was arrested.
The corpse of the deceased has been deposited at the Ota General Hospital morgue, for autopsy.
News Agency of Nigeria report that the State Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu, had ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to homicide section of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, for further investigation.