One man in Awka the Anambra State capital, according to media report was said to have deliberately killed his only son, known as Chibuzor, for planning to marry an older woman.
This dreadful act was carried out by this man employing the services of some military men to execute it.
As at the time of filing this report, the real name of the father yet to be known, and of course that the soldiers beat the victim to a coma, then rushed to a nearby hospital where he finally gave up the ghost.
It was gathered that the late Chibuzor brought home his fiancée, this which was not accepted by his father for the fact that the woman was older than his son, hence resulted into a dispute.
Quoted: “The father had rejected the choice of the woman Chibuzor brought home, saying the lady was older than his son.
“Chibuzor, who had had a failed marriage that produced a child, decided to remarry after separating from the first wife. He was disappointed when the father refused to approve the marriage.
“When the rift between him and his father rose beyond control, the father invited some soldiers. The action annoyed Chibuzor, and he poured hot water on his father.”
This incident, which happened on Saturday in Umuayom village, Awka, was said to have resulted into protest by the youths of the community.
The Anambra State Police Public Relations Officer, Nkeiru Nwode, who confirmed the incident, said the police is on top of the matter and “wife-to-be has been given police protection.”