PASTOR ARRESTED BY POLICE FOR KILLING NATIVE DOCTOR WITH MACHETE ….see his reason below
A twenty one year old man, said to be a Pastor, Uchenna Chukwuma, residing at Ugwuezue Street, Umusiome Nkpor near Onitsha in Anambra State, South East Nigeria, is now in Police custody for allegedly killing a Native Doctor with a machete on the 3rd of September.
The suspect, who hails from Amagunze in Nkanu East LGA of Enugu State, killed his 60 year old victim identified as Oliver Ugwu, residing at Umusiome village, Nkpor near Onitsha.
A statement issued on Friday in Awka by Anambra State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Haruna Mohammed, said detectives attached to Ogidi Division led by the DPO, CSP Ekuri Remigius visited the scene of the crime and rushed the victim to Iyi Enu hospital Ogidi for medical attention but the Native Doctor was certified dead by the medical doctor at the hospital, adding that the corpse was deposited at the hospital mortuary for autopsy.
Brave Views gathered that on interrogation, the Pastor claimed that he was sent by God to kill the native doctor.
He further alleged that the victim was disturbing him spiritually and had not allowed him to progress financially.
The Anambra Police Command spokesperson hinted that investigation has commenced to unravel the circumstances surrounding the murder of the native doctor by the pastor.
According to him, the machete used in perpetrating the crime was recovered as exhibit and the case transfered to the Criminal Investigation Department.