Son kills father, removes eye for ritual 

... Another kills father with pestle

CITIZENS COMPASS — A 27 years old man, Chinalu Ogbonna, has allegedly killed his 57-year-old father, Mmaduka Ogbonna and removed his eye for ritual purposes in Abia State.

The incident occurred at Amuzukwu in Umuahia North LGA.

Spokesperson, Abia State Police Command, ASP Maureen Chinaka, confirmed the killing in a statementlate Tuesday. 

She said, “Yes we gotta report today at about 0800hrs at CPS, Umuahia.

“It was a report of a murder case involving Mmaduka Ogbonna, a 57-year-old male, allegedly killed by his son, Chinalu Ogbonna, 27 years old at Amuzukwu in Umuahia North LGA.

Detectives from CPS Umuahia visited the crime scene and found the deceased’s lifeless body with his left eye gouged out.

“The suspect, Chinalu Ogbonna, a 27-year-old male residing with his father at Umu Eze Road opposite Junior Girls Secondary School Amuzukwu Ibeku, has been apprehended. 

“Investigations revealed that he strangled his father to death and intended to use his left eye for money rituals.

“The corpse has been deposited at The morgue for autopsy, and exhibits have been recovered.

“The case is currently under investigation and will be charged to court.”

“A community source who spoke on condition of anonymity said Chinalu Ogbonna is known to be involved in taking drugs, regretting, however, “he was his father’s favourite and the father protected him so much.”

Son allegedly kills father with pestle 

In a separate report, Plateau State Police Command has arrested a 29-year-old man, Joseph Yakubu,  for allegedly killing his father, Yakubu Dalyop, with a pestle. 




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