Lekan Adediran, 32, has killed himself after he stabbed his 80-year-old father, Lawrence, to death in Efon Alaaye, headquarters of Efon Local Government Area of Ekiti.
Believed to be suffering from mental disorder, Lekan on Monday stabbed his father to death.
According to Punch, the State Police Command has commenced investigation into the issue.
Eyewitness account has it that Lekan killed himself with the same broken bottle he used in stabbing his father.
The brother to the alleged killer, Ojo Adediran who confirmed that his brother, Lakan, was mentally unstable, reported the incident which happened at 9:45 Pm. reported the issue to the police.
Deputy Superintendent of Police Caleb Ikechukwu, the spokesman of the command, said the corpses of the two victims had been deposited at the morgue of General Hospital, Efon Alaaye.
“Lekan’s brother approached the police station in Efon Alaaye to report how his brother killed their 80-year-old father with a broken bottle and also killed himself after succeeding in his devilish act.
“Their corpses are presently at Efon General hospital for autopsy. However, the police had been able to maintain peace and orderliness in the town.
“We are not relying on the accounts rendered to the police by the victim’s brother alone.
` We are still going to conduct an investigation to ascertain the veracity of the claim of insanity and the reason behind the killing and the subsequent suicide option taken by Lekan,’’ he said
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