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Man arrested for killing his 70-year-old father and burying him in a shallow grave in Anambra

A 26-year-old man identified as Chisom Ogum, has been arrested by operatives of the Anambra state police command for killing his 70-year-old biological father, Christopher Ogum, and burying his corpse in a shallow grave.

Chisom was arrested on Saturday 26th September in Umuomaku community in Orumba South local government area, Anambra state. 

It was gathered that Chisom went berserk, attacked, and killed his 70-year-old father with a shovel, dug a shallow grave and buried his corpse. 

Chisom after committing thet crime tried to escape but was caught and beaten to stupor by an angry mob. 

The angry mob however forced him to dig out his father’s corpse from where he buried it.

According to the spokesperson of the Anambra state police command, Haruna Mohammed, who confirmed the incident, police detectives visited the scene of the crime, took photographs of the victim and took the corpse to the morgue for autopsy. 

Haruna said that the weapon used in perpetrating the crime was also recovered by the police detectives as an exhibit.

He added that the State Commissioner of Police, CP John B. Abang has ordered that the case be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department in Awka for discreet investigation.

Source: Linda Ikeji’s Blog

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