Pandemonium has broken out in the Umuania Umuogboagu in Igboeze North Local Government Area of Enugu State after a man identified as Chijioke Onyeke reportedly hacked his father to death.
Police Command is currently investigating a twin case of the man who hacked his father to death and another who beat his mother to death in the same state, according to Vanguard.
State Police Public Relations Officer, Ebere Amaraizu, who disclosed these in a statement in Enugu on Wednesday, April 29, 2015.
The police image maker said, “It was gathered that the suspect, identified as Chijioke Onyeke, on April 26 at about 6.30pm, allegedly cut his father in the head with a machete over a yet to be ascertained issue that arose between them.
“It was further gathered that the deceased was rushed to St. Mary’s Hospital, Ogurute, where he was confirmed dead.
“The dead body of the deceased is now deposited at General Hospital Mortuary, Ogurute, Enugu Ezike, for autopsy, while the suspect, having been arrested, is helping the operatives in their investigations.”
Furthermore, Amaraizu said, “Another suspect, identified as Chidi Agbo of Ette Centre in Igboeze North Local Government Area of Enugu State, has been arrested by the state command operatives for allegedly beating his mother to death over an unidentified reason.
“It was gathered that the deceased, identified as Virginia Agbo, died on April 27 in the hands of her son, who allegedly beat her over a yet to be established issue, leading to her death. Her lifeless body was found on the bed.
“The suspect is helping the police in their investigations, while the deceased is now deposited at the General Hospital Mortuary at Ogurute, Enugu Ezike, Enugu State.”