It was a sad Sunday earlier today in Ogbunike in Oyi Local Government Area of Anambra State as a 34-year old man allegedly killed two of his children while fast asleep.
The suspect, Ifeanyi Apusiobi reportedly attacked his victims, Chinecherem and Obinna, said to be his biological children with a pestle around 1am.
He was said to have also injured his 72-year old father, Dominic Apusiobi on the head with the same object.
Confirming the incident, the Police Public Relations Officer, Haruna Mohammed said the suspect has been arrested.
He said the circumstances behind the dastardly act was yet to be ascertained.
He said, “On the 21/06/2020, at about 1:am, Police operatives attached to Ogbunike Police Station arrested one Ifeanyi Apusiobi ‘m’ aged 34years of Azu Ogbunike in Oyi LGA of Anambra State.
“Suspect allegedly ran amok in a circumstances yet to be ascertained and attacked two of his biological children namely Chinecherem Apusiobi ‘f aged 7 years and Obinna Apusiobi ‘m’ aged 5 years with a wooden pestle on their heads while they were sleeping.
“Suspect equally used same object and injured his father one Dominic Apusiobi aged 72years on the head.