Rufus Akande, a 32-year old man was arrested by the Nigeria Police Force in Edo state for allegedly stoning his 75 years old father, Usman Akande to death.
According to report, Rufus was said to have committed the act inside the late father’s cashew farm at Ibillo, Akoko-Edo local government area.
The State Police Commissioner, Hakeem Odumosun, confirmed the report, said late Usman told his son not to enter the farm again which made his son to attack him.
Rufus, however, denied hitting his father with a stone.
He said his father was chasing him around the farm with a cutlass and fell down hitting his head on a stone.
“I did not kill my father. He was pursuing me and he fell down. The stone was on the ground. My father died six days later at the hospital.”
Odumosun said the suspects would soon be charged to court.