A 24-year old man identified as Abuchi Onuorah in Abube-Uno community, Nando, in Anambra East local government area of Anambra state has reportedly killed his 64-year old father for allegedly killing his mother.
Abuchi was said to have trailed his father, Mr. Onyiauke Onuorah, to his room and murdered him before setting his corpse ablaze, The Nation reports.
A resident of the area who preferred anonymity, told the newspaper that the deceased was killed by his son for allegedly masterminding the death of his 51-year old estranged wife, Okwundu Onuora for flaunting his instructions not to visit their daughter, Nede, after delivery.
He said, “Onyiauke threatened his wife that if she went for their daughter’s ‘Omugwo’ at Nteje, she would not come back alive.
“But the woman went against her husband’s directive. During the visit, she was struck by a mysterious stroke and died two days later.”
According to him, before her death, the woman had revealed to her children how their father threatened to kill her spiritually if she dared to visit their sister that put to bed.
The son fled the community before the arrival of police operatives, who reportedly parked the deceased burnt body parts and whisked it away.