The police in Lagos have arrested 51-year-old man, Oluwaseye Ayoola who allegedly killed his mother for refusing his N500, 000 requests.
The suspect was said to have used an axe to hit his 81-year-old mother, Dorcas Ayoola, killing her on the spot.
According to the police, the incident occurred Wednesday at United Estate, Sangotedo, Ajah, a Lagos district.
It was gathered that the suspect accosted the mother and demanded she gives him N500, 000 from N11 million his late sister willed to her.
But the octogenarian was said to have refused, prompted the suspect to descend on her.
It was in the course of beating her that he used the axe on her, causing the woman bleed to death.
Discovering that he had committed murder, the suspect was said to have fled but was later apprehended after his brother, Akintunde Ayoola reported to the police.
Confirming the incident, the command’s spokesperson, Dolapo Badmos, a Superintendent of Police (SP) said the suspect was undergoing interrogation, adding that the deceased has been deposited at the mortuary for autopsy.