Undergraduate arrested for allegedly beheading his mother in Osun State
A twenty-five-year-old undergraduate of Adekunle Ajasin University, Ondo, Joseph Mark, was yesterday, apprehended by Osun State Police Command for allegingbeheading his mother, Christiana Mark.
Osun Police Command spokesperson, Folashade Odoro, said in Osogbo that the incident happened at 6:30 a.m. at No. 25, Zone 5, Ajetomobi Street, Eko-Ende Road, Ikirun, Osun, on Sunday.
According to Odoro, the father of the suspect, Adewale Mark, reported the incident to Ikirun Divisional Police Station, explaining that he left his house 5:30a.m. to visit his friend and on retuning home at about 6:00am, he discovered that his son had cut off his wife’s head with a cutlass.
The police image-maker said the culprit, suspected to be mentally unstable, was arrested when the team of detectives visited the scene of crime. He stressed that exhibits, including medical examination of the suspect, weapon used and photographs of the scene and victim, were taken by the police.
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