The police in Enugu State have launched a manhunt for a man who allegedly attacked and hacked his own son to death and then fled.
A man identified as Onyenwe Ajah, who allegedly killed his son and then fled, has been declared wanted as the operatives of Nigerian Police in Enugu State have launched a manhunt for him.
According to a report, the police disclosed that the man attacked his 38-year-old son, Ajah Kenneth, and hacked him to death last week after the duo had a disagreement.
The incident happened at Orientation Oduma market in Aninri Local Government Area of the State.
It was gathered that on March 28, at about 4.30 p.m., the suspect had a misunderstanding over a yet-to-be established issue(s) with the victim at Orie Oduma Market and this led to a fight.
The Enugu state Police spokesman, Ebere Amaraizu, who confirmed the incident to journalists, said;
“Following the alleged misunderstanding, there arose a fight between the father and his son which allegedly resulted in the use of an object to hit Ajah Kenneth on his head by the father.”
The deceased became unconscious and was later confirmed dead, the police said.
“Meanwhile, the body has been deposited at Awgu District General Hospital mortuary while (a) manhunt on the fleeing suspect (father) has been launched,” Amaraizu added.