Father in Awka The Anambra State capital, whose name could not be
ascertained as of press time, has allegedly killed his only son,
Chibuzor, for proposing to marry a woman older than he (Chibuzor) is. It
was alleged that the man procured the services of some men believed to
be soldiers to execute the act.
An eyewitness told Punch
that the men in the Nigerian Army uniform had beaten their victim to a
coma. He, however, died at a nearby hospital where he was taken to.
The deceased, it was gathered , was the only son of his father.
who had had a failed marriage that produced a child, decided to remarry
after separating from the first wife. He was disappointed when the
father refused to give his approval to the marriage. When the rift
between the decease and his father escalated, the father invited some
soldiers; this annoyed his son, Chibuzor, who as a result poured hot
water on his father.
The event which happened on Saturday in Umuayom village Awka, triggered a protest by the youths in the community.
the incident on Monday, the Anambra State Police Public Relations
Officer, Nkeiru Nwode, said the command was investigating the matter.