The Anambra State Police Command have nabbed a 48-year-old man identified as Gregory Enwaeso for chopping off the fingers of his 22-year-old son Abuchi Enwaeso and chained him.

Gregory who is said to be a native of Egbengwu village Nimo in Njikoka LGA of Anambra State was said to have conspired with one of his son, a 20-year-old Chinonso Enweaso to commit the crime.

Following a tip off, the police operatives attached to Nimo Division with the help of local vigilante group rescued the victim and arrested the suspects on the 15th of October, 2020.

It was gathered that the Suspects equally chained the victim and abandoned him for four weeks living him severe pain.

Confirming the incident, the Police Public Relation Officer, SP Haruna Mohammed said the police detectives visited the Scene of crime, photographed the victim and rushed him to General hospital Enugu-ukwu for medical attention.

He said, “Consequently, the machete allegedly used in perpetrating the act was recovered as exhibit and suspects who voluntarily confessed to the dastardly act claimed that the victim allegedly absconded with the sum of #150,000 proceeds realized by the father after throwing up a party following a breakthrough in his business. The Commissioner of Police CP John B.Abang, FDC has ordered for the case to be transferred to the State CID Awka for discreet investigation, please.”

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