A 34-year old man, Mr Ifeanyi Apusiobi, from Ogbunike in Oyi local government area of Anambra State reportedly ran amok, and killed his two children with a pestle.
Anambra State Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Mr Haruna Mohammed, who confirmed the incident, said Apusiobi had been arrested by the police pending further investigation.
According to him, corpses of the children, aged seven and five years, had been deposited at Iyienu Hospital mortuary, Ogidi for autopsy, while the father of the man who killed his children is receiving treatment at a private hospital.
Haruna said: “At about 1:am on June 21, 2020, police operatives attached to Ogbunike Police Station arrested one Ifeanyi Apusiobi aged 34years of Azu Ogbunike in Oyi LGA of Anambra State.
The PPRO said the police recovered the pestle as an exhibit, adding that the case had been transferred to the State Criminal