A 73-year-old Nigerian woman, Mrs Cecilia Attah, has been killed by her son at Nru, Nsukka, Enugu State, reports indicate.
According to a report in the Vanguard Newspaper, Mrs Attah was killed, on Wednesday, by her son who used a plank to hit her on the head.
The woman had attempted to separate a fight between two of her sons but was accidentally hit with the plank by one of them.
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Shortly after killing his mother, the suspect ran to the nearby Nsukka Police Station to report that his brother wanted to kill him. .
The deceased is said to be the mother of a priest, Rev Fr. Nobert, who is currently on sabbatical in the U.S, with Athanasius Igwenagum Attah, 54, as the eldest. .
Athanasius, a panelbeater, was seen at Nsukka Police Station, yesterday, making a statement over the issue. .
A senior police officer said that the death was accidental, as Mrs Attah was trying to separate two of her sons, who were quarrelling, when one of them killed her.
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