Gloria Ogbu


Men of the Kwara State Police Command have arrested a 23-year-old man, Ibrahim Hassan, for allegedly killing his 90-year-old father, Sabi Ibrahim, a retired army corporal, in the Ajibesin area, along Okolowo Ilorin, so as to have access to his bank account.

The spokesperson of the Kwara state police command, SP Okansanmi Ajayi, who confirmed the incident the suspect disclosed that the suspect had escaped to Kaduna state and withdrewN59,000 from his father’s account.

He also stated that: “During investigation, the suspect confessed to have administered paracetamol injection mixed with other substances on his father, who became weak and dizzy immediately after the injection, this he did after coming from the bank where he took his father to renew and collect his ATM card.

”He took the father on a motorcycle he borrowed to convey his father to an isolated uncompleted building and strangled his father to death. Then, he dug a shallow grave where he buried his father after dispossessing him of the ATM card they went to the bank to collect.

“He withdrew a total sum of N59,000. He stated further that the purpose of k#lling his father was to dispossess him of the ATM card since he already knows the pin. He also sold the borrowed motorcycle and eloped to Kaduna state where he was eventually arrested.”