A 35-year old man has been arrested for allegedly killing his 4-year-old son in Ihite Azia in Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State.
The man, identified as Christian Alisigwe used a cutlass to kill his son, Ebubechukwu Alisigwe and buried the corpse in a shallow grave in his compound.
The police spokesperson, Mohammed Haruna, said that on July 9, detectives visited the compound, exhumed the corpse, and deposited it at Abam mortuary for autopsy after it was confirmed dead by a medical doctor.
He said: “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.
“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.”