DPP to determine case of 13-year old who hacked father to death in Edo – Police PR

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Kontongs stated that the offenders’ minor status made it necessary for the Command to communicate with the DPP and that everything would be done to solve the situation.

The destiny of Abubakar, a 13-year-old boy who hacked his father, 79-year-old Osariakhi Oronsaye, to death on Sunday, would be decided by the recommendation of the State’s Director of Public Prosecution, DPP, the Edo State Police Command said on Monday.

SP Bello Kontongs, the Command Public Relations Officer, told reporters in Benin City, the state capital, about it.

On a day when the entire world was celebrating Father’s Day, the septuagenarian was assassinated by his son at Egbon Estate in Evbuotubu axis, he stated.

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Kontongs stated that the offenders’ minor status made it necessary for the Command to communicate with the DPP and that everything would be done to solve the situation.

“I can confirm to you that the command is discussing the case with the DPP. It is an unfortunate case but we are also conducting our investigation to ensure that we unravel the case. The culprit is a minor so we must be sure of what we are doing.

It was gathered that late Oronsaye had earlier reported his son to the Evbuotubu Police Station a week ago when the boy threatened to kill him, but upon arrest, the father had a change of mind and pleaded with the police to let the son go.

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The young boy carried out his threat as he allegedly axed his father to death in his sleep in the early hours of Sunday.

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