Anambra Police Arrests Pastor For Killing Herbalist 

Hyacinth Chinweuba/ Richard Ginika Izuora

The Anambra State Police have arrested a self acclaimed Pastor for allegedly killing a native doctor with a machete

Suspect claimed he was sent by God to kill the victim, Police said.

Spokesman of the Command, Haruna Mohammed, “On the 3/9/2020 at about 2:10pm,there was a report of alleged murder of a native doctor one Oliver Chukwudi Ugwu ‘m’ aged 60 years of Umusiome,Nkpor but hails from Umuavor village Abor in Udi LGA of Enugu State by a self acclaimed pastor one Uchenna Chukwuma ‘m’ aged 21 years of Ugwuezue  street,Umusiome Nkpor in Idemili North LGA of Anambra State.”

The Suspect who hails from Amagunze in Nkanu East LGA of Enugu State claimed during interrogation that he was sent by God to kill the native doctor.

He further alleged that the victim was disturbing him spiritually and has not allowed him to progress financially.

Police detectives attached to Ogidi Division led by the DPO CSP Ekuri Remigius visited the scene of crime and rushed victim who was found in a pool of his blood to Iyi Enu  hospital Ogidi for medical attention where he was certified dead by the medical doctor on arrival.

Corpse was deposited at the hospital mortuary for autopsy, Mohammed said.

Meanwhile, the machete used in perpetrating the crime was recovered as exhibit and Case transfered to the State Criminal investigation Department, Awka  for discreet investigation in order to unravel the actual circumstances surrounding the incident please.

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