Posted by News Express | 11 July 2020 |
By PAMELA EBOH, Awka
A middle aged man, Christian Alisigwe, an indigene of Ihite, Azia, Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State, has been nabbed by the police in the state for the allegedly killing of his 4-year-old son.
The suspect (35) was said to have killed his biological son Ebubechukulwu Alisigwe with a cutlass and buried his remains in a shallow grave in his compound.
Confirming the incident in a statement, the state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP, Haruna Mohammed, said: “On the 9/07/2020, at about 3:21pm, Police operatives attached to Azia Police Station arrested one Christian Alisigwe ‘m’ aged 35 years of Ihite Azia in Ihiala LGA of Anambra State.
“Suspect allegedly used a cutlass and killed his own biological son namely Ebubechukwu Alisigwe ‘m’ aged 4years of the same address and buried the corpse in a shallow grave at his compound.
“Meanwhile, police detectives visited the Scene, exhumed the corpse and deposited same at Abam Mortuary for autopsy after it was certified dead by a medical doctor.”
Mohammed said that case was transferred to State CID Awka for discreet investigation.