A middle aged fisherman identified as Temipreyo from Bomadi local government area of Delta State on Thursday hacked down his mother and only daughter to death over allegations of witchcraft.
Police authorities confirmed that the suspect,upon interrogation,confessed to committing the crime in frustration.
Sources said that the suspect has been having a running battle with his wife over his inability to perform his conjugal responsibility and had sought assistance from various native doctors, one of whom accused his mother and late daughter as responsible for his plight.
Reports said that the fisherman has been married to his new wife for six years but has not been able to make love to her after the mother of his late daughter packed out.
Unconfirmed sources also said that his late mother had allegedly threatened to make life uncomfortable for him over his refusal to sack his present wife in spite of the mother’s advice.
While efforts to confront the mother and his daughter over the allegation of witchcraft failed, the fisherman was said to have confided in a friend who advised him that the only solution was to kill