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.
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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