Indigenes of Umuomaku community in Orumba South Local Government area of Anambra State have been thrown into mourning over a tragic incident that took place on Friday, 26 September, 2020.
It was gathered that one Chisom Ogum ‘M’ aged 26 years old of Umuomaku suddenly went out of control, took shovel and allegedly murdered his own
70 year old biological father. He was said to have quickly dug a shallow grave behind their compound and buried the dead body.
A press statement issued by the Police Public Relations Officer, SP Haruna Mohammed stated that;
“On the 26/9/2020, at about 6:am, Police operatives attached to Umunze Division in collaboration with local vigilante group arrested one Chisom Ogum ‘m’ aged 26 years of Umuomaku
Community in Orumba South LGA of Anambra State.
“Suspect allegedly ran amok in a circumstance yet to be ascertained, attacked and killed his own biological father, one Christopher Ogum ‘m’ aged 70 years of same address with a shovel and buried him in a shallow grave.
“The suspect attempted to escape before he was apprehended and beaten to stupor by angry mob who equally forced him to exhume the corpse of his father from where he buried it.
“Meanwhile, police detectives visited the scene of crime, photographed the victim and took it to the mortuary for autopsy after it was certified dead by a medical doctor at Umunze General Hospital.