A mentally challenged man has reportedly been burnt to death after he reportedly killed 9 people in Imo state.
The man identified as Chigozie Orusa who is said to be a trader in Onitsha until he suddenly developed mental illness and was returned to his family for adequate attention allegedly killed 9 people in Nempi, Oru West Local Government area of Imo State.
Chigozie’s mental situation worsened but his family members were said to have been reluctant to take him to a psychiatric hospital.
In the early hours of 8th December, 2019, Chigozie allegedly macheted 9 people to death. Out of the 9 people he reportedly killed, 7 were his family members; his grandfather, the 3rd wife of his grandfather and five of his cousin’s children while the other two victims were said to be neighbours.
He was later overpowered by the youth in the community who subjected him to jungle justice and ended up setting him ablaze.