By; PAMELA EBOH, Akwa
A 28-year-old man, Chukwuemeka Obijiofor has allegedly clubbed his wife and only child to death in Ozubulu, Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra State.
It was gathered that the suspect allegedly ran amok in circumstances yet to be ascertained and attacked his wife, Chisom Chukwuemeka, 26-year-old and his 4-year-old child, Amanda Chukwuemeka with a shovel on their heads.
Confirming the incident, the state Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, CSP Haruna Mohammed, said the incident happened on Tuesday
He said, “On Tuesday at about 7.45pm, police operatives attached to Ozubulu Police Station arrested one Chukwuemeka Obijiofor aged 28 years, of Ofufe Nza village in Ekwusigo LGA of Anambra State.
“Suspect allegedly ran amok in circumstances yet to be ascertained and attacked his wife, one Chisom Chukwuemeka, aged 26 years, and own child, Amanda Chukwuemeka, aged 4 years, both of same address, with a shovel on their heads.
“Suspect equally used the same object and wounded a vigilante man who tried to rescue the victims.
“Police detectives visited the scene and rushed the victims to Joint Hospital, Ozubulu, for medical attention where the two victims were certified dead by a medical doctor on arrival.