The police in Ebonyi state has arrested a 40-year-old man, Chibuike Ochie, for killing his sister-in-law, youthful sister and a employed labourer.
According to experiences, the suspect was mentioned to have gone beserk, invaded the farmland whereby the deceased individuals had been farming at Uburu group, Ohaozara Local Government Area of the State and launched an assault on them on Sunday, October 24. He tried to flee was caught by irate youths of the realm who mobbed him. The police mentioned he is at present within the hospital on life help.
Confirming the incident to newsmen, the spokesperson of the state police command, Loveth Odah, mentioned investigations had been nonetheless on to determine precisely what prompted the assault and killing of the three individuals.
”It was reported that by 1640hrs of twenty fourth of October, 2021, when the household of Ochie had been within the farm together with a employed labourer that was farming for them on that exact day. One of their brothers, Chibuike Ochie, went into the farm and all of the sudden began macheting them.
He succeeded in macheting Ogechi Ochie 32 years previous who was mentioned to be the spouse of the elder brother and the youthful sister Margaret Ochie, 35 years previous and the mentioned labourer. The three of them had been macheted to loss of life on that farm and he escaped.
In the method of fleeing the scene, irate youths of that space caught and mobbed him. As I’m speaking to you now, he’s nonetheless critically sick to the extent that he’s dwelling on a life help machine.
Investigation continues to be on, however it is going to be correctly ongoing when this man survives.
That is why we maintain discouraging the youth from taking legal guidelines into their fingers particularly when an individual dedicated offence like this. If they introduced the particular person to us, he would have advised us the explanations he had to do that to his members of the family and he would have confronted the regulation. But on this case, some huge cash is being spent to revive this particular person.
The incident occurred at Obegu farm in Uburu. According to the DPO who visited the place, he mentioned the farmland is about 25km away from Uburu city.”