Grandson Kills Grandmother Over Indian Hemp In Ondo


Aug 13, 2022

A grandmother identified as has Florence Olaloye has been reportedly murdered in Ondo State.

She was killed at her home in the Labeta in Sabo axis of Ondo town in the Ondo West Local Government area of the State.

It was reported that one of the grandchildren of the deceased was accused of killing her.

The 66-year-old grandmother who was discovered in a pool of blood in her room by one of her grandchildren identified.

The suspect’s continuing and persistent smoking of Indian hemp had been the source of ongoing disputes between the deceased and the suspect.

Before the tragic incident, it was gathered that the grandmother was cooking while she asked one of her grandchildren, Pelumi, to the market to buy snails.

Pelumi stated that when his brother asked for iron as he was ready to leave the house, he was astonished to see the elderly woman in her pool of blood when he got home from the market.

“I was about to leave the house when my brother, Vincent, came in, to iron his clothes and I immediately went inside the room and gave him the iron and I left to get the snail.

“When I came back, my brother was still in the room with my grandmother. She asked me to bring firewoods but when I came back, I met grandma on the floor in the pool of her blood.”

Mrs Funmi Odunlami, the state PPRO who confirmed the development when reached said the suspects have been detained.

Odunlami gave the assurance that the police command will look into the situation.

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