A 20-year-old man identified as Ikechukwu Munahawu, has been arrested for allegedly beating his 65-year-old father to death in Umuaro village in Ehime Mbano council area of Imo State.
Ikechukwu had killed his father, Mr. Patrick Munahawu with a broken bottle and spade.
He claimed that he had been under the influence of drugs when he committed the crime.
According to the Nation, a local police officer at the Ehime Mbano Police Division, who want to remain anonymous said the deceased was hacked to death by his first son after he had an open confrontation with him.
Ikechukwu was said to have confronted his late father and slapped him before his younger siblings and they confronted him for assaulting their father but he ran away , escaping their grip.
It was gathered that he later laid ambush for his father, who was an ‘okada’ rider ,on sighting his father on his motorbike, he hit him with a broken bottle.
The suspect was also said to have sighted his father in the presence of some kinsmen and attacked him with a shovel, which caught the man on the neck, leaving him in the pool of his own blood.
Mr. Munahawu was taken to the Federal Medical Center, Owerri, where he was confirmed dead.