The boy named Ekenem impregnated his mother while testing his love charm, The Guardian reported.
The incident occurred at Asaba, the capital of Nigeria’s Delta State.
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“I am deeply sorry for all that has happened, I did not mean to do this. I saw myself falling in love with her after the love charm prepared for me. I have to confess because I know by so doing, God will touch her mind and I know she will forgive me.
“I suddenly found that I was making love to mum when I thought the charm will not work, and upon the revelation, I threatened to kill her and the matter was reported to the police”, the paper quoted the 19-year-old as saying.
Ekenem the paper reported sought the services of a native doctor who had prepared him a love charm which he used on his mother. He had also wanted to use the charm on one of the matrons in the college where he was a boarding student.
The incident came to light after the husband of the 19-year-old’s mother who was said to have been away and returned only to be hit with the news of the pregnancy and he denied responsibility.
“I did not know how it happened, but all I can say is that a young man who looked like my son suddenly found his way into my room at the wee hours and I was speechless,” the 19-year-old’s mother was quoted as saying.
According to the police in Asaba, the 19-year-old had been arrested following his threat to kill his mother due to shame.
The police are investigating the case.