A teenager whose name was simply given as Ikechi killed his father with a pestle at Rumuaghaolu in Obio Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State.
Our reporter learnt that the suspect had requested an undisclosed amount of money from the father and became infuriated when the deceased refused to give the money to him.
An eyewitness said that the enraged boy got hold of a pestle and smashed it on his father’s head.
The witness said the deceased died on the spot.
“He was enraged over the father’s refusal to give him money yesterday (Thursday). The boy was suspected to be on drugs. He was asking his dad for money and he refused to give him. He carried the pestle and hit him,” the eyewitness said.
When contacted, Rivers State Police Command Public Relations Officer, SP Grace Iringe Koko, confirmed the incident.
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She said that the suspect had been arrested by the police.
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