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A young man identified as Owate Bode  allegedly killed his mother with a cutlass in Eleme,Rivers State  after she refused to give him ten thousand naira he requested for on Saturday May 13th,2023.

A source close to the family   told our reporter the suspect had demanded  ten thousand naira (N10,000) from the mother which he intend using to purchase illicit drugs but his mother refused. 

The suspect was said to have used Cutlass to cut the mother who is a teacher  in a Government primary school severally for refusing to give him the money. 

We gathered that the suspect was apprehended by the community Youth and handed over to the Police while the deceased corpse has been taken to mortuary.

Reacting to the incident,the spokesperson for the Rivers State Police command, SP Grace Iringe Koko confirmed the incident.SP Koko said the suspect confessed to the crime that he used a hole to head the mother on the head.

SP Koko added that the Commissioner of Police, CP Effiong Okon has ordered for the transferred of the suspect from Eleme Police Division to State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID) for discreet and thorough investigation.

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