A 23-year-old Akwa Ibom man, Akaninyene Isaac, has allegedly killed his mother for starving him of food.
The incident happened in Oruk Uso Otoro village, Abak Local Government Area of the state.
The state police command’s spokesperson the SP Odiko MacDon, disclosed this in a statement issued to newsmen in Uyo on Monday.
MacDon said operatives of Abak Division arrested the suspect on Wednesday for allegedly murdering his 55-year-old mother, Christiana Isaac.
He said the suspect had reportedly confessed to killing his mother for failure to provide him food for over three days.
MacDon quoted the suspect as saying, “I used a machete to inflict grievous injuries on her, leading to her death.”
He said the suspect would be charged to Court upon conclusion of investigations.