Teenage Boy allegedly strangles 52-year-old biological Mother to death

Teenage Boy allegedly strangles 52-year-old biological Mother to death

Tope Momoh an 18-year-old adolescent has strangled his 52-year-old mother to death for calling him a bastard.

He was said to have murdered his mother, stella, on the midnight of September 6, 2022 at Ikakumi Akoko, Ondo.

Momoh, who was arraigned before an Akure Chief Magistrates’ Court on a one count charge of murder, pleaded for mercy.

The prosecutor, Nelson Akintimehin informed the court that the cause of the mother’s death was unknown until her son confessed to be the killer.

“Momoh in his confession, said he was forced to tell his relatives that he strangled his mother to death when she woke him up in the midnight, raining curses on him and calling him a bastard repeatedly.”

Akintimehin said the offence contravenes Section 319(1)of the Criminal Code, Cap 37, Vol. II Law of Ondo State, 2006.

When allowed to speak, Momoh said: “I did not have rest of mind since my mother has been buried. So, I was forced to confess that I strangled her to death. So, I want the court to show me mercy.”

Tope’s plea was not taken but the Presiding Magistrate, Musa Al-Yunnus, ordered his remand at the Olokuta Correctional Centre.

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