Two brothers have been arrested by the Enugu State Police Command for allegedly killing a security guard and his 12-year-old son in an attempt to steal and sell their uncle’s car.
Spokesman of the Enugu State Police Command, DSP, Daniel Ndukwe disclosed this in a statement issued on Thursday.
Ndukwe said the state commissioner of police, Ahmed Ammani, bemoaned such cruel action of the suspects and vowed to prosecute the suspects after investigation.
The police boss however commiserated with the victims’ family.
The police spokesman gave the names of the suspects as Chinedu Nnaona and Maduabuchi Nnaona, aged 25 and 21, respectively.
He said the suspects hail from Onuakpaka, Ndiagu-Akpugo in Nkanu West Local Government Area of Enugu State.
According to him, the duo was arrested on March 13, 2023, by operatives of the Uwani Police Division.
The police image maker disclosed that the arrest of the two followed an earlier report received at the Nkanu West Police Division on 12/03/2023 at about 11.30 am, alleging the murder of one Christian Ngene, who was a security guard and caretaker of the residential building of the suspects’ uncle Onuakpaka, Ndiagu-Akpugo, and his 12 years old son, Promise Ngene.
The statement partly read, “Upon receipt of the report, Police Operatives of the Division swiftly moved to the scene, found and evacuated the lifeless bodies of the victims to the hospital, where they were confirmed dead by doctors, and their remains deposited in the mortuary for preservation and autopsy.
“Two knives, two hand gloves, and broken pieces of a concrete baluster, used by the suspects to perfect the act, were recovered at the scene.”
In other news, Kanyi Daily reported that Nollywood actress, Ini Edo celebrated her daughter, Light as the latter turned two years of age on Thursday.
Ini Edo welcomed her daughter in 2021 through surrogacy.
In a post on her official Instagram handle, the actress revealed how God blessed her with the greatest gift and her biggest heart desire.