Mr Uchechukwu Nweke, a 65-year-old hunter, has allegedly killed himself, their son and his wife in the Amunike community of Anambra state on Thursday January 28.
A official statement by the spokesperson of the state police command, Mohammed Haruna, states that the police received a report from the chairman of the vigilante group in Amunike community in Awka North LGA of Anambra State that at about 3am today, the hunter allegedly shot his 55-year-old wife Patricia Nweke with a single barrel gun and also razed down his house along with his 29-year-old son named Obinna Nweke in circumstances yet to be ascertained. Haruna added that the hunter equally shot himself using the same gun.
He added that police detectives attached to Achalla police station visited the scene and rushed the victims to Uche hospital Isuanocha where they were certified dead. He said the bodies have been deposited at the hospital’s morgue.
”An Investigation is ongoing to ascertain circumstances surrounding the incident.”
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