In Ondo state, a woman has been arrested for killing her own mother, according to the state police command.
Blessing Jimoh, who was paraded at the state police headquarters, Akure the Ondo state capital, confessed to the police that she killed her mother, Mrs. Ijeoma Odo with a cutlass and she was told by a pastor that she was a witch and was behind all the atrocity and misfortune confronting her.
Blessing is a mother of four, she hails from Enugu State, said to have committed the crime while she and the victim were working on a farm at lle Oluji in lle Oluji Oke Igbo Local Government Area of Ondo State.
Blessing 30 years, claimed to have committed the act because her mother was allegedly responsible for her mental illness.
She said, “My pastor told me that my mother was a witch that she was the one behind my insanity.
“So, after appealing to her and there were no changes, I had to kill her. I cut her neck with a cutlass. It was like something was wrong with me that made me to kill my mother. I am not happy with what I did.”
Speaking on the incident, the state Commissioner of Police, Mr Bolaji Salami, said the suspect would soon be charged after the conclusion of investigation.