On June 21st, Fathers day celebration, A man Ifeanyi Apusiobi aged 34 years old was arrested for killing his two children in Anambra.



Ifeanyi allegedly ran amok in circumstances yet to be ascertained.
Anambra police said he attacked two of his biological children namely; 
Chinecherem Apusiobi (female, 7 years old and Obinna Apusiobi, male, aged 5 years) with a wooden pistle on their heads while they were sleeping.



SP Haruna Mohammed, Police Public Relations Officer, (PPRO), Anambra State Police Command, said the “suspect equally used same object and injured his father, one Dominic Apusiobi aged 72 years old on the head”.


Police operatives attached to Ogbunike Police Station arrested the suspect at about 1am this morning.



“Police detectives visited the scene and rushed victims to the hospital for medical attention where the two children were certified dead by a medical doctor while the aged father is responding to treatment.


 Corpses deposited at Isienyi hospital morgue for autopsy. Exhibit recovered and case transferred to State CID Awka for discreet investigation” , SP Haruna said in the police bulletin .



Someone close the suspect said the man in question has mental problems and divorced his wife 3 years ago. He said the man’s family lived in denial and refused to take the man to a mental home or hospital where he could receive proper care fearing stigmatisation.

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