A mother in Nigeria was battered to death by her own son after finding out he had been in a romantic relationship with her sister.
A 22-year-old boy, Agaezichi Ogbonna, killed her mother named Blessing Ogbonna at Akpaa Mbato community, Obingwa, in the Abia State of Nigeria. The mother got a hint about the unsettling relationship and approached the boy to warn about them. She reportedly requested and commanded her son to stop having a love affair with her sister. The mother believed that their relationship was taboo in their Igbo land.
On Saturday, the mother again discovered the lovers together, and then she warned them to relinquish their improper act. But she didn’t know that was her final words in this word; the son was enraged at his mother and then suddenly thrashed her, she then died.
According to the locals, the suspect, Agaezichi, used to beat his mother every time she warned about the affair. His love affair with his mother’s sister was well known by community people, they all warned him about that, but he never listened.
The incident was closely observed by the people in the village. When Agaezichi punched his mother, she fell to the ground and died. The couple realized that the woman has died; they tried to run from the place. Unfortunate to Agaezichi, some youth in the community captured him. While the sister ran away from the scene and they couldn’t catch her.
The son was then hand over to the local police station. Abia State Police Area Commander, ACP Peter Opara, reported that the suspect and alleged murder, Agaezichi Ogbonna was under their custody, and he will eventually get a harsh punishment for his crime.