A 32-year-old man, Arinze Chukwu has allegedly hacked his mother to death with an axe in Ndieze community, Okpoto Ishielu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State.
The suspect had reportedly killed his 60-year-old mother after she reported him to the village youths for behaving badly.
According to the Nation, the youths beat up the suspect and tied him up at the village square after his mother had earlier lodged the report against him.
When he was released, the suspect allegedly attacked his mother with an axe on September 17, 2022.
Confirming the incident, the suspect’s aged father, Anthony Chukwu, said that his son killed his wife because she reported his misdeeds to the village youths.
“When he was being dragged to the village square, he threatened to kill me and my wife for reporting him. Luckily for me, I was not at home when they released him. But he met my wife and killed her with an axe and fled. I never knew he was serious about the threat until I ame back and saw my wife in a pool of blood.”
Footballer jailed 12 years for internet fraud
A professional footballer, Jacob Wisdom Chukwuemeka, has been convicted and sentenced to 12 years imprisonment, for offences bordering on internet fraud and possession of fraudulent funds.
He was jailed by Justice Muhammed Sani of the Federal High Court sitting in Ilorin, Kwara state on Monday, October 4, 2022.
Chukwuemeka was jailed, after pleading guilty to two-count charges bordering on possession of fraudulent funds, owing to his arraignment by the Ilorin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
Count one of the charge reads: “That you, Jacob Wisdom Chukwuemeka between 6th May 2021 and 22nd April 2022 within the jurisdiction of this Honorable Court did retain the control of the gross sum of N792,454.00 (Seven Hundred and Ninety Two Thousand, Four Hundred and Fifty Four Naira Only) in your bank account number 3137249795 with the name: Jacob Wisdom Chukwuemeka domiciled with First Bank Plc which you knew to be proceeds of criminal conduct and thereby committed an offence contrary to and punishable under Section 17 (a) and (b) of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (Establishment) Act 2004”
He pleaded guilty to the charge when it was read to him.