A 47-year-old man Emeka Ezimadu, has been arrested by police operatives attached to the Nnewi division for allegedly killing his two children and aged mother in Nnewi North LGA of Anambra State.
The Police Public Relations Officer of Anambra State Police Command for the Commissioner of Police Anambra State Command, SP Haruna Mohammed stated that Emeka also injured three other children who are in critical condition at the hospital.
It was gathered that the suspect ran ‘amok in a circumstances yet to be ascertained, attacked and killed two of his biological children identified as 9-year-old boy Ifechukwu Ezimadu, 2-year-old girl Mmeso Ezimadu his own mother one Agnes Ezimadu who is aged 85 years of same address allegedly with a cutlass while they were sleeping.’
According to the police operatives, the incident which happened on the 17th of September, 2020 at their home has left many in shock as his three other children identified as Nonso Ezimadu aged 12years, Chinaemerem Ezimadu aged 11 years and Ngozi Ezimadu aged 8years.
When the police operatives visited the scene and rushed the victims to the Akwudo hospital for medical attention, it was revealed by a medical doctor that the mother and the two children were dead while three others are receiving medical attention.
Corpses deposited at Akwudo hospital morgue for autopsy and case transferred to State CID Awka for discreet investigation.