A man, Sifau Michael, has been arrested by the Police Command in Osun for allegedly killing his mother, Awulatu Sifau. 

Sifau is 40 while the late mother was 65.

The police said he killed her with a machete in Ogunjija village in Osun State.

He was arrested on Tuesday.

According to a statement by the spokesman for the police in Osun State, Mrs Folashade Odoro, the incident was reported to the police by one Segun Atanda at about 2:30 p.m. on Monday.

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Odoro said it was reported to the police that the suspect hacked his mother to death and that at about 3:30 p.m., police detectives were deployed to the scene of the incident.

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The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the detectives arrested the suspect at the scene of the incident and took the corpse of the deceased mother to the hospital.

Odoro said investigation into the matter had begun after which the suspect would be charged.

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