The Kwara State Police command confirmed the arrest of a 23-year-old boy identified as Ibrahim Hassan for allegedly killing his 90-year-old father, Sabi Ibrahim, in Kwara State.
The spokesman of the Kwara State Command, SP Okansanmi Ajayi who disclosed this in a statement on Thursday, said the suspect committed the offence in the Ajibesin area along Okolowo Ilorin, the Kwara State capital.
He said the suspect killed his father in order to have access to his bank account and that the incident happened on August 5, 2022.
According to the Command's spokesman, "on August 5, one Aishat Ibrahim visited the police and reported that her 90-year-old dad was missing.
"Upon investigation into the matter, the suspect who is the biological son of the missing old man was arrested.
"During investigation, he confessed to have administered paracetamol injection mixed with other substances on his father, who became weak and dizzy immediately after the injection."
"He said that he did this after coming from the bank where he took his father to renew and collect his ATM card. He then, took the father on a motorcycle he borrowed to convey his father to an isolated uncompleted building and strangulated him to death. Thereafter, he said he dug a shallow grave where he buried his father after dispossessing him of the ATM card they went to the bank to collect," he narrated.