According to a report by SaharaReporters, a 34-year-old man recognized as Onwele Anayo, on Thursday morning killed the 3-year-old son of his buddy at Hillview Estate in Nkwelle-Ezunaka, Oyi Local Government Area of Anambra state.
Anayo was mentioned to have visited the daddy of the deceased on Wednesday night and spent the night time with them. But early on Thursday morning, an argument ensued between him and his host, throughout which he (Anayo) took the kid recognized as Divine Eze and hit him on the ground a number of instances, resulting in his demise.
The suspect who has been arrested by the police additionally reportedly took a knife and went after Divine’s father in an try and kill him too.
Confirming the incident in an announcement made out there to journalists, the state police spokesperson, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga mentioned, “The Anambra State Police Operatives have at the moment 16/6/2022 arrested one Mr Onwele Anayo ‘M’ aged 34 years on the homicide of Divine Eze ‘M’ aged 3 yrs residing in Hillview Estate, Nkwelle -Ezunaka.
“Preliminary data reveals that the suspect visited the daddy of the sufferer yesterday 15/6/2022 and spent the night time within the sufferer’s home. In the early hours of at the moment 16/6/2022, an argument ensued between the daddy and the suspect.
“The suspect (Mr Anayo) took the kid (Divine) as he was sleeping and killed him, by hitting him on the ground a number of instances. Mr Anayo carried a knife from the room, and pursued the daddy round the home, threatening to kill him.
“Police operatives have visited the scene and recovered the body of the child and an investigation is ongoing. Further development will be communicated please.”
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