Man kills father,sister in Ebonyi

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Ifelemenu community, Ekpaomaka in Ikwo local government area of Ebonyi State was on Sunday thrown into pandemonium following the murder of one Nwode Nwignoaka and his 7 years old daughter by his 25 years old son, Julius Nwode.

According to eye witness, Julius went berserk killing his father and sister also proceed to attack six other residents of the community who came to intervene in the matter.

He inflicted serious machete cuts on the six other residents of the area before he was later gunned down by a husband of one of the victims of his attack.

While the reason for his actions could not be ascertertained, a source who didn’t want to be named said the suspect had taken hard drugs when he came into the house.

An altercation ensure between him and his father killed who asked him where he has been since the day.

“When he was attacking his father with machete, Julius sister came out and asked him while he was attacking their father and he descended on her and macheted her to death after killing the father.

“Some neighbours who saw what happened came to the scene. Julius attacked about six of them with the machete. As he was leaving the area wielding the machete, a man called Peter whose wife was among those macheted, went inside his house, brought his gun and shot him and he died instantly”, Ekoyo narrated.

The corpses of the victims have been deposited at Federal Teaching Hospital Abakaliki(FETHA) while the injured are currently receiving treatment at undisclosed hospital in the state.

Spokesman of the Police in Ebonyi, Loveth Odah confirmed the incident to our Reporter.

She however said Julius from available information killed himself after killing his father and sister.

“The boy is about 25 years and he burns candle ND reads some religious books. So he came home and attacked his father and seven years old sister with Axe and machete. There after he killed himself”, she said

She said the police were still investigating what happened and she has not been properly briefed on the number of casualties.




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