A Magistrate Court sitting in Ebonyi State capital Abakaliki has remanded man in a remedial office for purportedly slaughtering his stepmother.
It was dependably accumulated that the 38-year-old suspect, Elom Maduka was said to have whined that his stepmother, Augustina Odio was continually showing up in his fantasies and disclosing to him that she was answerable for his absence of progress.
Elom then trailed his stepmother to her ranch and landed extreme blade hits to her head and legs leaving her dead.
As per PUNCH Metro, the presume submitted the offense at Amohu town, Ezillo people group, in the Ishielu LGA of the state.
The blamed was charged on one mean homicide on Friday June 19.
The police examiner, ASP Mathias Eze, told the court that the offense was culpable under Section 319 (1) of the Criminal Code, Cap. 33, Vol. 1, Laws of Ebonyi State of Nigeria, 2009.
The charge read, "That you, Elom Odio Maduka, on June 12, 2020, at the Amohu Ezillo people group in the locale of this decent court, caused the demise of one Augustina Odio, 50, by exacting cleaver cuts on her head and legs, along these lines carrying out an offense culpable under Section 319 (1) of the Criminal Code, Cap. 33, Vol. 1, Laws of Ebonyi State of Nigeria, 2009."
The blamed was not spoken to in court by a guidance, in this way no bail application was made for his sake.
Boss Magistrate Nnenna Onuoha coordinated that he ought to be remanded in the Nigerian Correctional Center, Abakaliki, while his case record ought to be moved to the Director of Public Prosecutions in the state for vital lawful activity.
The court hearing was suspended till July 15, 2020, for report of consistence.