Operatives of the Enugu State Police Command has arrested a man, identified as Chibuike Nwachukwu, 25, for allegedly killing his father, Osita Nwachukwu, 60.
PUNCH reports that the victim was killed in the early hours of Friday, at their residence in Amuri Community, Nkanu West Local Government Area of Enugu.
This was disclosed in a statement released, Friday, by the State Police Command Spokesperson, SP Ebere Amaraizu.
He revealed that the 25-year-old suspect had been taken for proper investigation, adding that the issue, which led to the incident, was yet to be ascertained.
His words: “A son, identified as Chibuike Nwachukwu, who is about 25 years old, has allegedly hacked his father, Mr. Osita Nwachukwu, who is about 60 years old, to death, with a machete over a yet-to-be established issue. The alleged incident has thrown the entire Amuri community into mourning”.
He further disclosed that the body of the deceased had been deposited in an undisclosed morgue for autopsy.