The Ondo State Police Command said it has arrested a 26 year old man identified as Godwin Matthew for killing his father, known as Audu Mathew in the Ala Area of Akure, the State capital.

Godwin, 26, was said to have killed his father following an argument over chicken meal.

According to a statement by the state Police Public Relations Officer, in person of Mrs. Funmilayo Odunlami, the incident happened on September 9, 2021, and the suspect had confessed to the commission of crime.

Odunlami, said the mother of the suspect, Mrs.  Christiana Matthew, reported the matter at the Ala Police Division, after which the suspect was arrested.

The statement reads partly, “In the course of interrogation, the suspect stated that on September 9, 2021, his late father directed him to kill a chicken for his brother, one Emmanuel Audu, for his entertainment. He said only the chicken head was given to him and this made him kill his father.”

The PPRO said the suspect had been charged to court.