A 60-year-old man, Hyacinth Ilo, has been reported to have killed his son over ownership of cashew nuts in Enugu.
Spokesman for Enugu Police Command, SP Ebere Amaraizu, who disclosed this on Thursday, said that the incident happened on March 21.
Amaraizu said that the incident happened at Obinetiti Isikwe village in Achi community in Oji River Local Government Area.
“Hyacinth Ilo, 60, allegedly had an argument with his son, Izuchukwu Ilo,” the police said.
“In the ensuing argument over cashew nut ownership between them the father allegedly hit his son with a stick on the back of his head who immediately slumped and died.
“On noticing that he has died, the father went further to bury him in a shallow grave inside his compound,” the spokesman said.
Amaraizu said that full scale investigations of the incidence had commenced.
“The suspect, who has already been arrested by the police is helping in the investigation,” he said .