The Orerokpe Police Command in Okpe Local Government Area of Delta state has arrested a son, one Mr Emma Ere-egarnoma for attempting to use his mother for money ritual.
The incident reportedly occurred in Okuokoko Community, near Warri in Delta state at 8pm on Tuesday.
A Facebook user identified as Joseph Adjari said the son has been arrested and now detained in Orerokpe police station.
According to source, Emma’s mother known as Mrs Oke Ereganoma hails from Odorubo Community in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta but resides in Okuokoko community.
Until the incident, she was Emma’s mother was a foodsufff trader, said to have been selling food stuff at Okuokoko market beside the police station.
The woman who narrated her ordeal said for some days ago, her son has been boasting that he must ‘drive GLK’ this week’.
She further explained that on Tuesday at about 8pm the son invited her to his house at Caroline street Okuokoko and that he had surprise for her.
She stated that on getting there she saw the son in joyous mood with loud music, then after the son lock the door and was trying to strangle her to death by trying to pluck off her eyes and she started screaming for help but due to the loudness of the music there was no respond.
The woman said suddenly she became strengthened and ran outside for help and neighbour came for her rescue. The son was caught and had been taken to Orerokpe police station.
However, Mrs Oke is currently receiving medical attention in a hospital in Okuokoko.
Attempt to contact the Orokpe police command for comment was abortive at news time.