I-N-C-R-E-D-I-B-L-E: 19 Year Old Boy Hacks Grandfather To Death In DeltaLatest News, News Sunday, August 23rd, 2015
By IGNATIUS OKPARA – Oghara Community in Ethiope West local government area of Delta state, was at the weekend thrown into anxiety following the alleged hacking to death of an 85-year-old man by his grandson.
The 19 year old suspect, shares a three bedroom mud apartment with the deceased.
Our Correspondent gathered that the community, which is the ancestral home of ex- Delta state governor, James Ibori, has been thrown into confusion since the incident happened.
The suspect, was said to have allegedly used an axe to hack his octogenarian grandpa to death after an argument with the deceased over his drinking habit.
The suspect, has since gone into hiding, having realised the enormity of his crime.
AFRICAN EXAMINER gathered that the lifeless body of the deceased was discovered in the pool of his blood in his residence, by a relative who craved anonymity.
Said the Source: “The old man had just returned home from an outing when the suspect, alleged that his grandpa was under the influence of alcohol and about going for another round of drinking spree.
“So, the suspect sought to prevent the octogenarian from going out,” the source, in the ensuing struggle, the suspect took an axe and hacked his grandpa to death.
“Consequently, he disappeared into the thin air before the arrival of sympathisers who trooped in to witness the gory incident.
It was further gathered that the deceased had on several occasions raised the alarm over the spate of threats of attack by the killer grandson.
He was quoted as saying that if any untoward event happens to him, his grandson should be held responsible.
When contacted, the Delta State police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Celestina Kalu, said her office was yet to be briefed on the unfortunate tragedy.
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