Son Allegedly Hacks 83-Year-Old Father To Death In Enugu
Enugu State Police Command has commenced investigation into the alleged killing of a father by his son at Ojinato, a community in the state.
The Command’s spokesman, Superintendent Ebere Amaraizu, said in a statement in Enugu on Tuesday that the incident happened on May 4.
According to the statement, the suspect’s real name has not been established but investigation is continuing.
It said that 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’.
The statement explained that Chukwuemerie, who resides at Ojinato community in the state “met his death when his son identified smashed his father’s head with pestle over a yet to be established issue.’’
It noted that following the development, the victim 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.