A 23-year-old man has been arrested by the Nigerian Police for slicing the throat of his step-mother.
The incident happened in Agyaragu village, Lafia Local government Area of Nasarawa State.
The Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Ramhan Nansel confirmed the incident to Channels Television.
Nansel said the suspect stabbed the elderly woman with a knife.
Channels TV excerpted an eyewitness report that the woman ran out of the house shouting for help after the suspect cut her on the throat.
The step-mother was rushed to the nearest hospital where he was confirmed dead.
The suspect’s mother reportedly went into hiding after the children of the deceased planned to avenge her death.