A 35-year old man identified as Christian Alisigwe, has been arrested by the Anambra State Police Command for allegedly killing his 4-year-old son in Ihite Azia in Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State.
According to Haruna Mohammed, the police spokesperson who confirmed the incident in a statement on Friday echoed that Mr. Alisigwe used a cutlass to kill his 4-year-old son, Ebubechukwu Alisigwe and buried the corpse in his compound.
He stated: “On the 9/07/2020, at about 3:21:pm, Police operatives attached to Azia Police Station arrested one Christian Alisigwe ‘m’ aged 35 years of ihite Azia in Ihiala LGA of Anambra State.
“Suspect allegedly used a cutlass and killed his own biological son namely Ebubechukwu Alisigwe ‘m’ aged 4years of the same address and buried the corpse in a shallow grave at his compound.
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“Meanwhile, Police detectives visited the scene, exhumed the corpse and deposited same at Abam motuary for autopsy after it was certified dead by a medical doctor.
“Case transferred to State CID Awka for discreet investigation.”