Man kills own four-year old son in Anambra [photos]

A 35-year-old man, Mr Christian Alisigwe from Ihite Azia, Ihiala local government area of Anambra State has killed his four-year-old son.

It was gathered that he butchered him with a cutlass.

Police authorities, who are working to unravel the reason for the action, said the four-year-old, Ebubechukwu Alisigwe was buried by the suspect after the action.

SP Haruna Mohammed, police spokesperson in Anambra said the corpse has been exhumed and deposited in a morgue, while the suspect has been arrested.


He said, “On the 9/07/2020, at about 3:21:pm, Police operatives attached to Azia Police Station arrested one Christian Alisigwe ‘m’ aged 35 years of ihite Azia in Ihiala LGA of Anambra State.

“Suspect allegedly used a cutlass and killed his own biological son namely Ebubechukwu Alisigwe ‘m’ aged 4years of the same address and buried the corpse in a shallow grave at his compound.

“Meanwhile, police detectives visited the Scene, exhumed the corpse and deposited same at Abam mortuary for autopsy after it was certified dead by a medical doctor.”

Haruna said the case had been transferred to State CID Awka, while a discreet investigation into the reason for the action had commenced.



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