The homicide section of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department of the Ogun State Police Command is investigating a 27-year-old man Ibrahim Sikiru for killing his biological father.
Sikiru, the suspect was arrested following a complaint lodged at Onipanu Divisional Headquarters by their neighbor Abiodun Sunday that the suspect attacked his father with a cutlass for daring to wake him up.
According to Abiodun Sunday, “when my neighbor Ibrahim came back from his place of work where he worked as a night security guard, he met his son Sikiru sleeping.
He woke Sikiru up, questioning him why he was still sleeping at that time of the day.
Sikiru suspect got angry and grabbed a cutlass with which he cut his father, in five different places.
Nigeriacrime.com learned that in the sequel to the report, the DPO Onipanu Division, CSP Bamidele Job quickly mobilized his men and moved to the scene where the suspect was arrested and the victim was rushed to General Hospital for treatment.
It was gathered that during police interrogation the suspect, who is suspected to be a cultist had no reasonable explanation for his action.
Confirming the incident and the arrest of the suspect, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi Police Public Relations, Officer Ogun State Police Command said the suspect was arrested following a complaint lodged at Onipanu divisional headquarters by one Abiodun Sunday a neighbor to the deceased, who reported that the deceased, Mumuni Ibrahim, a night security man came home and met his son who was still sleeping, and when he questioned him for the reason why he was still sleeping at that time of the day, the suspect got annoyed and brought out cutlass with which he used to cut the victim in five different places.”
However the victim gave up the ghost while receiving treatment at general hospital, and the family insisted on burying him according to the dictates of his religion.
Meanwhile, the commissioner of police, CP Lanre Bankole, has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to homicide section of the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and diligent prosecution.