Ogun State Police Command has arrested a 78-year-old man, Moshood Habibu, for allegedly hacking his 94-year-old brother, Salisu Surakatu, to death over a land dispute in Mowe in Obafemi Owode Local Government Area of the state.
In a statement on Saturday, the command spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi said that Habibu stormed his brother’s house at Kara Ewumi village Mowe, after which a disagreement ensued between him and the nonagenarian over the land.
Oyememi said that the suspect got enraged during the argument and attacked His elder brother with a cutlass, killing him in the process on Wednesday.
Habibu was arrested by the CSP Saminu Akintunde-led team after the incident was reported at Mowe police station by Amino Tajudeen, said to be the son of the deceased.
Oyeyemi said, “The suspect was arrested following a report lodged at Mowe Divisional Headquarters by one Aminu Tajudeen, who reported that the deceased, Salisu Surakatu, was his biological father and that the suspect came to the deceased’s house at Kara Ewumi village (in) Mowe, where he macheted him to death over a disagreement on land matter.
“Upon the report, the DPO Mowe Division, CSP Saminu Akintunde, quickly mobilised his detectives to the scene where the suspect was promptly arrested.
“On interrogation, the suspect claimed that the deceased sold a plot from their family land and didn’t give him his own share of the proceeds, and that he went there that morning to demand for his own share which led to hot argument between them.
The police spokesman explained that the suspect had gone to the deceased man’s house with a cutlass, but the nonagenarian, who was visually impaired, did not know he was with a cutlass.
“While the deceased was asking him to leave his house, he descended heavily on him and matcheted him to death,” it was said.
Oyeyemi added that the suspect would be transferred to the homicide section of the state CIID as ordered by the Commissioner of Police, Lanre Bankole.
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