A son appeared in court for allegedly killing his elderly mum after dreaming of her.

The  47 year-old from Macibe Village, Centane in the Eastern Cape was arrested yesterday.

According to cop spokesman Captain Jackson Manatha, the suspect allegedly stabbed his 71-year-old mum on her upper body with a bush knife on Monday afternoon.

She was rushed to Butterworth Hospital where she later died.

“It is alleged that the suspect accused his mother of bewitching him as he saw her in his dreams”, said Manatha in a statement.

Eastern Cape Police Provincial Commissioner, Lieutenant- General Liziwe Ntshinga condemned the killing of the gogo even shocked that the alleged perpetrator is her biological son. The suspect is appeared before the Centane Magistrate’s Court this morning on a charge of murder.