Son Hacks Father To Death In Enugu


One Christopher Onu
of Aguabosi  village,  Ugwuoba in Oji River Local Government Area of Enugu State has been allegedly hacked to death with an axe by his younger son, identified as  Ikenna Onu.
Our correspondent gathered that the incident which occurred last Friday, July 4, threw the entire community into confusion as most people deserted their homes to avoid possible police arrest.
It was further learnt that the suspect allegedly picked up an axe and cut open their father’s head as he slumped and died instantly.
On that fateful day, it was also gathered, the deceased shortly after returning from farm work,called on his son Ikenna and strongly advised him to desist from smoking weeds suspected to be indian hemp so as not to endanger his life.
The suspect allegedly got up in anger and  picked an axe and cut open the father’s head which made the deceased to slump and die on the spot.
Confirming the incident, the Enugu State Police Command’s Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Ebere Amaraizu (DSP), said that investigations had already commenced into the  incident.
Amaraizu also added that  the body of the deceased has been deposited at the General Hospital mortuary oji River for autopsy.