Emmanuel Ogah, a medical doctor, has been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly stabbing his biological mother, Janet Ogah, 62, to death for scolding him publicly.
The incident happened at 16 Ololade Street Lafenwa, Itele Ota town of Ogun State.
According to Abimbola Oyeyemi, the Public Relations Officer of the Ogun State Police Command, who confirmed the incident, the suspect claimed that his mother was fond of scolding him publicly.
His arrested came following his elder brother’s complain to the police.
“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 the police investigation, the suspect who reportedly just completed his NYSC program came back home three days earlier and had been quarreling 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,” Oyeyemi added.