Confirming the story on the woman who butchered her mother, the Akwa Ibom State Police Command have stated that the suspect is not of sound mind and will undergo medical examination before being charged to court.

Recall that on Friday, 26th November, 2020, a woman identified as Mary Imewe killed and butchered her mother Eka Ime in Ikot Ekpene local government area of the state.

According to the spokesperson of the command, SP Odiko Macdon, who confirmed the incident on Saturday November 27, said the suspect is in custody and investigations are ongoing on the case.

Macdon said no right-minded individual would slaughter her own mother in such a gruesome manner, noting that the police would have to get medical personnel to certify her state of mind before she is charged to court.

“That story is true. She butchered her mum. We are suspecting that she is not of sound mind but we do not have any medical capacity to say so. Medical personnel will have to determine if she is of sound mind or not. If not, which right minded, thinking individual will kill her own mom by butchering her?” he stated.

“As I speak, we have her in custody. We have gathered the corpse of the mom and deposited it in the mortuary. By the time we ascertain her state of mind, we will charge her accordingly. We have conducted preliminary investigations and more discreet investigations is on the way and she will be charged to court immediately after that,” he added.

Source: News Truth Inclined

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