Father Arrested For Killing His Son For Money Ritual, Corpse Exhumed (Photos)

The Enugu state police command has arrested Chidi Onyishi, a father who was accused of murdering his 7-year-old kid for money rituals.

The defendant was apprehended after police received credible information in the continuing case of a missing child, according to the police.

The suspect was apprehended by police officers from the Command’s Central Police Station.

The police said they apprehended a 36-year-old man from Taylor Avenue in Coal Camp, Enugu, for allegedly abducting and murdering his son for a money ritual.

It was learned that the father had previously reported his 7-year-old son, Chimdalu Chidi, missing to the police on October 22.

Police statement added:

“Preliminary investigation reveals that he confessed to the crime and led Police Operatives to the arrest of one Pastor Okeke Eneokwor aged 95 (male), who is said to be blind and of Dental Avenue, Trans-Ekulu, Enugu; whom he fingered as an accomplice.

He also led Police Operatives and medical team to a stream in Abakpa-Nike, Enugu, where the decomposing corpse of the minor was exhumed from a shallow grave, after him and cohorts murdered and buried the child on 20/10/2021.

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Abubakar Lawal, fdc, has ordered the State CID Enugu to conduct a thorough and conclusive investigation that will lead to the prosecution of everyone found culpable in the act.”

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