A man has been arrested by the police in Enugu after he murdered his parents with pestle.
Michael Ugwuanyi after his arrest
A Nigerian man has shocked many people at Mkporogwu, Iheakpu Awka, in Igbo-Eze South Local Government Area of Enugu State after killing his parents with a pestle.
It was gathered that the man identified as 45-year-old Michael Ugwuanyi, smashed his parents to death with a pestle over an unknown reason.
According to the Spokesperson of the command, Daniel Ndukwe, the suspect’s mother, Florence Ugwuanyi, was pounding cassava in the kitchen on Saturday, October 10,2020, when he snatched the pestle from her and smashed her head for unknown reasons.
In a bid to prevent his father, Julius Ugwuanyi from alerting neighbours, the suspect seized the same pestle and also smashed the old man's head.It is reported that Michael called his relations on the phone alleging that both deceased fell sick after eating cooked beans.
He was soon found out after trying to cover the crime and apprehended by the Neighbourhood Watch who then handed him over to the police.