Shock as man hacks 90 year old grandmother to death in Akwa Ibom

Monday, March 18, 2024 –
The Akwa Ibom State Police Command has arrested one Nkereuwem Umoren Ekpo, who macheted his 90-year-old grandmother to death and absconded with her N16,750. 

The State Commissioner of Police, CP Waheed Ayilara, disclosed this when he paraded the suspect alongside 51 others arrested for various crimes in the state on Friday. 

“On February 25, 2024, at about 1400Hrs, one Nkereuwen Umoren Ekpo ‘M’ of Adiasim Ikot Udo village in Essien Udim Local Government Area, was arrested for the murder of his grandmother, one Martina Udoudo Akpan ‘F’ of Onuk Nkpo Ekpo village, aged about 90 years,” the CP stated. 

“The suspect was alleged to have used a machete to cut his grandmother's neck while they were cutting cassava stem in the farm, which eventually led to her death, and untied the sum of N16, 750 from the deceased's wrapper and absconded.” 

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