There was palpable tension in Ezimuku village, Abatete, in Idemili North local government area of Anambra state on Saturday as one Ifeanyi Oguejiofor, stabbed his father, Mr. Joseph Oguejiofor, to death during a squabble over money.
His compound was deserted with sympathizers hanging around bewildered at the ugly incident.
An eyewitness said that Late Mr Oguejiofor, a businessman, who resides in Onitsha, visited home as his family members were living in the village and on this occasion, he visited as the family has a marriage feast, not knowing that his life will be cut short by his own biological son.
According to the deceased wife, Mrs Josephine Oguejiofor who survived being stabbed to death by the killer, said the suspect-son- has since Friday been demanding money from her and his father and their inability to give him the money immediately turned into a sad event.
The twenty-seven-year-old man who upon killing his father, went to a shrine in front of his father’s house and splashed his blood on the deity.
When contacted the Anambra State Police Public Relations Officer, ASP, Nkeiruka Nwode said the suspected has been arrested by the command and investigation into the matter has commenced.