The police command in Anambra state have nabbed a 28-year-old man identified as Chukwuemeka Obijofa, of Ofufe Nza village in Ekwusigo LGA of Anambra State, for reportedly murdering his wife and their daughter on Tuesday, January 26.
An official statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, Haruna Mohammed, said the suspect allegedly ran amok and came after his wife, 26-year-old Chisom Chukwuemeka, and their four-year-old daughter, Amanda Chukwuemeka, with a shovel on their heads. Haruna added that the suspect equally used the same object to injure a vigilante man who tried to rescue the victims.
According to Mohammed, police detectives arrived the scene and rushed the victims to the joint hospital in Ozubulu for medical attention where the doctors on duty confirmed them dead. He went on to add that the wounded vigilante is responding to treatment while the bodies of the victims have been deposited at the hospital’s morgue.
CP John B.Abang, fdc, the Commissioner of Police, has instructed the DPO to transfer the case to State CID, Awka, for discreet investigation to unravel the actual cause of the incident.” Haruna said