Residents of Okpunoeze Akabo Edoji Uruagu in Nnewi local government area of Anambra state, were on Wednesday, thrown into mourning following the murder of a woman by his son.
The suspect, simply identified as Chinedu, allegedly killed his mother over disagreement on breakfast menu.
The Nation gathered that the deceased had prepared yam porridge for breakfast, contrary to the noodles requested by the suspect before stepping out of the house.
A resident of the area who pleaded anonymity, said the suspect was however surprised to see the deceased preparing another meal when he returned.
“Suddenly, pandemonium ensued, but before we could rush to know what was happening, the man had killed the mother inside the kitchen,” he said.
A family source who did not want her name on print, however disclosed that the deceased had been in a running battle with the mother after she won him in a court case over family issues.
“The shocking incident happened this morning after a disagreement which is yet to be ascertained.
“After killing his own mother while she was cooking, he abandoned her in a pool of her blood and ran away,” she said.
The source however revealed that the police authorities have been alerted of the development.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Mr Haruna Mohammed, when contacted, promised to find out what exactly happened.
@ The Nation