Popular hotelier reportedly die after being beaten by his two sons


Emekeme Joseph, popularly known as Semikolo, a hotelier in Sapele, Delta State has passed on.

According to multiple reports, Joseph had fallen ill after his sons beat him for allegedly having a side chick. A

It was alleged that the sons  caught their father with a side chick and demanded a million Naira bribe or they’ll inform their mother who was at the time, holidaying in the United States.

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The father allegedly called off their bluff and the children were said to have reported the sleazy affair to their mother who was enraged. The next day, the father dropped by at the depot of the wife and when the sons saw him, they hounded him out of the place.

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According to sources, the man angrily went home and seized the keys of the cars of the sons which drew the ire of the children and they descended on him. He called the police and the boys reportedly injured one of the police men.

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The sources added that the boys were arrested while their father was rushed to the hospital before he was referred to the University of Benin Teaching Hospital.

It was learnt that the wife quickly flew back to the country and facilitated the release of the sons from the police custody and strangely discharged the husband against doctor’s advice from UBTH where he was in a coma and brought him home in Ugbeyiyi, where he died.


The Delta State Police are yet to react to the incident.

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