House boy kills master with pestle in Anambra state

A House boy has allegedly killed his master with a pestle at Ifite, a community in Awka South Local Government Area of Anambra State following a ruarell between them over cooking of rice and plate washing.

Penpushing reports that victim identified as Chima Anolue, works as a lecturer in the Psychology department of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, and during interrogation the suspect confessed to the crime which occurred on Friday

The suspect said to be indigene of of Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, in his claim said his master had asked him to cook rice on his return to the house from work, adding that after doing that he(Anolue) asked him why he did not wash dirty plates in the house, but he did not respond to his question.

“He then slapped me. But I told him I have an ear problem and that people don’t slap me. He angrily asked if I was still talking while he talked. He slapped me again. That was how I became angry, and we fought. He beat me up, and I got tired,” he said in Igbo. Then I looked beside, and I saw a pestle, So I picked the pestle and hit him on his head three times’, he said.

Penpushing further reports that as at the time of filing this reports, the Anambra State Police Command Public Relations Officer Tochukwu Ikenga, when contacted said he was unaware of the incident, while the spokesperson of the university Chika Eneh, said the chief security officer of the institution was yet to brief her about the incident.

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