A middle-aged man, Christian Alisigwe from ihite Azia in Ihiala local government area of Anambra State has allegedly killed his four-year-old son, Ebubechukwu Alisigwe.
Alisigwe was also reported to have buried the remains of his son in a shallow grave within his compound.
Confirming the incident in a statement, the Anambra state Police Public Relations Officer, SP Haruna Mohammed said Police in Azia Police Station arrested Alisigwe for killing his four-year-old son.
According to him, the suspect horridly buried the corpse of his son in his compound but the corpse has been exhumed.
“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.
“The 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 mortuary for autopsy after it was certified dead by a medical doctor. Case transferred to State CID Awka for discreet investigation.” the statement read.