A 47-year-old man, Emeka Ezimadu, said to be resident of Okpuneze Uruagu in Nnewi North local government area of Anambra State on Thursday, went berserk killing two of his children and his own mother as well as injuring three others.
Penpushing reports that, the man who is now in police custody as at the time of filing this report used a cutlass to carry out the attacks, while findings showed that, the 85 year old mother was identified as Agnes Ezimadu
The Anambra State Police Command Public Relations Officer,Haruna Mohammed, confirmed the incident, adding that the suspect has been arrested, and that the command has commenced investigation into the incident.
“On the September 17, at about 11:55pm, Police operatives attached to Nnewi Division arrested one Emeka Ezimadu ‘m’ aged 47years of Okpuneze Uruagu in Nnewi North LGA of Anambra State”, he said.
“Suspect allegedly ran amok in circumstances yet to be ascertained, attacked and killed two of his biological children namely Ifechukwu Ezimadu ‘m’ aged 9 years, Mmeso Ezimadu ‘f’ aged 2 years and his own mother one Agnes Ezimadu ‘f’ aged 85years of same address allegedly with a cutlass while they were sleeping”, he said.
Penpushing further reports that police spokesman disclosed detectives visited the scene and rushed the victims to Akwudo Hospital\ for medical attention where the two children and the aged mother were certified dead by a medical doctor, adding that the three other children are receiving treatment.
“Suspect equally used same offensive weapon and injured his three other children namely Nonso Ezimadu ‘m’ aged 12years, Chinaemerem Ezimadu ‘f’ aged 11 years and Ngozi Ezimadu ‘f’ aged 8years of same address. Corpses deposited at Akwudo hospital morgue for autopsy and case transferred to State CID Awka for discreet investigation”, he said.