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Man kills his 81-year-old mother for refusing to give him money she inherited from his sister

By Mason White 1:58 PM February 9, 2017
Ayoola Oluwaseye
By: Emily Lewis

Police in Nigeria, said that they have arrested a man who killed his mother during a dispute over his sister’s will.

51-year-old Oluwaseye Ayoola of Lagos, was arrested in connection with the murder of his mother, 81-year-old Dorcas Ayoola.

Oluwaseye escaped from the scene after the incident, but police launched a manhunt and the suspect and was arrested.

Police Public Relations Officer, (PPRO) SP Dolapo Badmos, said that at around 11:00 p.m., Akintunde Ayoola arrived to his mother’s home and found her dead in a pool of blood.

He said that at around 6:00 p.m., he received information that his brother Oluwaseye, had mistreated his mother when she did not hand over money that he asked for.

When police arrested the suspect, he confirmed that he went to his mother’s house and demanded that his mother should give him 500,000 naira ($1,500) of the 11,000,000 naira ($35,000) that his sister left to her in her will.

When his mother refused to hand over the money, Oluwaseye hit her with an ax until she died.