Tragedy struck the town of Nnewi in Anambra state on Thursday morning when news broke out that a 47 year old Emeka Ezimadu went berserk and killed two of his children, his aged mother and wounded three of his other children.
The culprit who hails from Okpuneze Uruagu Nnewi has been arrested by Police operatives attached to Nnewi division.
Police report released by the Public Relations Officer, Anambra, Haruna Mohammed said the âSuspect allegedly ran amok in a circumstance yet to be ascertained, attacked and killed two of his biological children namely Ifechukwu Ezimadu, a 9 years old boy and Mmeso Ezimadu, aged 2 years and his own mother one Agnes Ezimadu aged 85years.â
âHe equally used the same offensive weapon and injured his three other children namely Nonso Ezimadu aged 12 years, Chinaemerem Ezimadu aged 11 years and Ngozi Ezimadu aged 8 years of same addressâ.
Haruna said that Police detectives visited the Scene and rushed the victims to Akwudo hospital for immediate treatment, however, the two children and the aged mother were certified dead by a Doctor after few minutes of arrival.
The three other children, Police said are receiving treatment while the three corpses were deposited at Akwudo hospital morgue for autopsy.
The case has been transferred to State CID Awka for further investigation.