A 30-year-old man, Ayobami Oyeleye, has been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command for cutting off his mother’s hands with a machete.
The suspect was also said to have left a deep cut on the woman’s head.
Oyeleye reportedly attacked his 65-year-old mother, Esther, on Tuesday over an unknown argument in Akibo village, the Obafemi Owode Local Government Area of the state.
The state Police spokesperson, Omolola Odutola, said the suspect had been arrested and an investigation was ongoing.
“The suspect is now in our custody. Our men visited the scene where the cutlass used to carry out the crime was retrieved. Currently, an investigation is ongoing,” the police spokesperson said.