A self- acclaimed pastor, Uchenna Chukwuma,21, has been arrested by operatives of the Anambra police command, for the alleged murder of a native doctor, Oliver Chukwudi Ugwu, 60,
in Umusiome Nkpor, Idemili North LGA.
It is reported that the suspect who hails from Amagunze in Nkanu East LGA of Enugu, committed the crime on Thursday, Sept. 4, 2020. He claims that he was sent by God to kill the native doctor .
He further alleged that the victim was disturbing him spiritually and did not allowed him to progress financially.
According to the State’s Police Spokesperson,Haruna Mohammed , police detectives were alerted of the crime and quickly rushed to the scene and found the victim in a pool of blood . They rushed him to Iyi Enu hospital, where he was certified dead by medical personnel .
He further stated that the machete used in perpetrating the crime was recovered as exhibit and investigations are ongoing to unravel the circumstances surrounding the incident while the deceased’s body has been deposited in the morgue .