From Chuks Moses, Awka
Policemen of the Umunze Division early Saturday morning, in collaboration with local vigilance group have arrested a 26 years old man, Chisom Ogum, of Umuomaku Community in Orumba South LGA of Anambra State for allegedly killing his 70 years old father.
The young man was reported to have run amok in a circumstances yet to be ascertained, attacked and killed Christopher Ogum aged 70years, with a shovel and instantly buried him in a shallow grave.
He made a dash for it, but was apprehended, beaten, and battered by an angry mob, which forced him to exhume the corpse from a shallow grave.
According to a release by the Anambra Police spokesman, Superintendent of Police Mohammed Haruna, detectives visited the crime scene, photographed the deceased victim and took it to the mortuary for autopsy after a medical doctor at Umunze general hospital certified him dead.
Recovered also was the offensive weapon used in perpetrating the crime.
The case, he disclosed, has been transferred to the State Criminal investigation Department (CID) Awka for discreet investigation, after which he will be prosecuted.