Man Commits Suicide After Butchering Mother-in-law, In Delta

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By; ONYEKACHUKWU MELUWA, Warri

A man yet to be identified has reportedly butchered his mother-in-law, to death   at Arubayi Street in Warri, Delta State.

The incident was said to have occurred few hours after the shout of Happy New Year on January 1.

AUTHENTIC News Daily gathered that the assailant later drank poison after committing the act and died as a result.

Sources said that, ”the suspect had gone to the victim’s house, with cutlass in his hand, with the intention to harm her daughter, his estranged wife.

”The daughter took to her heels on seeing the husband.

”The couple’s marriage was not supported by the deceased mother-in-law, and had been separated, but the man not wanting to let the woman go, decided to attack her.

”They have two children together.

“she ran away. But her mother could not run because she had pains on one of her legs. This man faced the poor woman and cut her severally until she died.

“The neighbours all ran away. They said they were afraid. But the man later took poison and died this morning near Island Clinic. He wore a green native and canvass. But the body has been removed.”

Sources at the ‘B’ Division of the Warri Area Command, confirmed the incident, disclosing that, ”both corpses have been deposited at the Central Hospital, Warri, morgue”.

The Delta State Police Command confirmed the development.

The outgoing  Commissioner of Police, Mr. Adeyinka Adeleke, said “yes, it is true. The Man has also killed himself.”

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