A 26 years old man Hassan Turay believed by relatives to be insane on Saturday afternoon 15 August, 2009 allegedly chopped off the head of his mother Kadie Sama at their home in Golahun, Tunkia Chiefdom Kenema district. Family sources disclosed that the son was believed to be among a lineage of mad children born of the deceased who until her death lived in Kambama section of the Tunkia Chiefdom.
The sources further revealed that the son was not in good relationship with his entire family prior to the alleged murder of his mother.
On that fateful day the son returned home from his farm with some cassava to prepare his daily meal as he had stopped eating food from any other person living in his mother’s house for the past weeks.
He then left the cassava in the compound went into the house to collect his machete. A source further said that his mother was walking out of the house when he allegedly attacked and chopped her head off.
The matter is now under investigation while Hassan and those who were believe to be at the scene of the alleged crime are now helping the police with their investigation on the matter.
By Saffa Moriba in Kenema