A 28 years outdated man recognized as Mr Chukwuemeka Obijofa has killed his spouse and solely baby with a shovel.
No motive was given for his motion, nevertheless it was gathered that he out of the blue attacked the girl and his baby with a shovel, killing each of them.
A vigilante operative who tried to rescue the victims however was additionally injured by the person is claimed to be responding to therapy.
CSP Haruna Mohammed, spokesperson for Anambra State police command who disclosed this stated the incident occurred on Tuesday at Ofufe Nza village in Ekwusigo LGA of Anambra State, and that the suspect has been arrested.
He stated, “On the 26/1/2021 at about 7:45pm, Police operatives connected to Ozubulu Police Station, arrested one Chukwuemeka Obijofa, ‘m’, aged 28 years, of Ofufe Nza village in Ekwusigo LGA of Anambra State.
“Suspect allegedly ran amok in circumstances but to be ascertained and attacked his spouse, one Chisom Chukwuemeka, ‘f’, aged 26 years, and personal baby, named Amanda Chukwuemeka, ‘m’, aged 4 years, each of similar handle, with a shovel on their heads.
“Suspect equally used the identical object and wounded a vigilante man who tried to rescue the victims.”
He stated police detectives visited the scene and rushed victims to the joint hospital, Ozubulu, for medical consideration the place the 2 victims have been licensed useless by a medical physician on arrival.
“The wounded vigilante is responding to therapy, whereas the corpses of the victims have been deposited on the hospital’s morgue for post-mortem,” he stated.
He stated the Commissioner of Police, CP John B.Abang has directed the DPO to switch the case to State CID, Awka, for a discreet investigation to unravel the precise reason behind the incident.