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Man slaughter mother-in-law in Delta | TND Online News


Tragedy happens on New Year morning in Okumagba layout Warri as a 44 years old man identified as Voke Slaughter his Mother In-law who was returning from a cross over night service.

The incident, which occurred at Arubayi Street junction by Polokor market in Warri, Delta State, caused serious tension in the area.

Youths launched a revenged attack on the suspect, Voke only to find him dead close Island hospital at Okere Ugborikoko road.

Voke who was a tailor layed ambush for his mother inlaw who was returning from a cross over service at her church in Emebiren street and cut her into pieces.

Voke had five children with one Onome, daughter of the deceased woman, a tomato seller at Polokor market before he travelled to Ghana.

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It was learnt that the suspect drank poison and killed himself after he had butchered his mother-in-law.

Officers and men of the Nigeria Police Force “B” Division in Warri stormed the area at about 2pm and evacuated the body parts of the deceased woman and that of the suspect to the morgue.

The deceased woman was said to have received a message from a certain cleric not to allow her daughter marry the suspect, Voke, who was yet to pay bride price on her head.

The reason is that, the cleric had told the deceased woman that the said Voke, who was a tailor along Okere-Ugborikoko road before he travelled to Ghana wants to use her daughter for money-making rituals.

Based on the message from the cleric, Onome had gone ahead to rent another apartment with her five children.

Angered by the development, the son-in-law threatened to kill the mother-in-law for taking her daughter away from the marriage.

All these happened after efforts to woo back Onome and his five children failed.

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