“The police said they (suspect and mother) would be charged but we were told that there was a delay and they would be charged next week.”

He stated that Ismail and his mother remained in custody at Iyaganku Police Station, Ibadan.

Parading the suspects in Ibadan last Friday, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Adewale Osifeso, had said the suspect’s mother was arrested for concealing the crime after the son confessed to her.

However, Rashedat said she woke up to see the lifeless body of her husband on the floor.

“I have seven children for my late husband; even though we normally quarrel, I would never wish him dead,” she added.