Son allegedly hacks 83-year-old father to death in Enugu

An investigation into the alleged killing of a father by his son at Ojinato, a community in the state, has been launched by the Enugu State Police Command.

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Though the suspect’s real name has not been established but investigation is continuing, as confirmed by the Command’s spokesman, Superintendent  Ebere Amaraizu, who also added that the incident happened on May 4.

According to Amaraizu, the deceased, Pa Nathaniel Chukwuemerie, 83, who hailed from Ogidi in Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra, was killed by his son known as `The Boy’.

NAN reported that Chukwuemerie, who resides at Ojinato community in Enugu state was rushed by sympathizers to a nearby hospital where he was confirmed dead by a doctor, and the corpse was subsequently deposited at the Oji River General Hospital morgue.

The statement explained that Chukwuemerie “met his death when his son identified smashed his father’s head with pestle over a yet to be established issue.’’

Few weeks ago, we reported that a young man identified as Ifeanyi Oguejiofor reportedly killed his father with a knife and stabbed his mother in Abatete community in Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State.

The incident occurred on a Saturday, barely one week after a man killed his four children, including his 18-year-old maid in Awada Obosi community of the local government. He was arrested by the Abatete vigilante group in the area and handed over to the police.

However, his mother simply identified as Josephine, who survived the attack narrated that suspect killed his father after demanding money from them. She explained that their inability to give him the money he requested for, resulted in the sad event that claimed her husband’s life.

An investigation into the incident, was launched by the Anambra State Police Command, who took over the case in which the 27-year-old commercial motorcyclist is at the center of.

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