Man arrested for murdering his parents with a pestle in Enugu .

A 45-year-old man identified as Michael Ugwuanyi, has been arrested for smashing his parents to death with a pestle at Mkporogwu, Iheakpu Awka, in Igbo-Eze South Local Government Area of Enugu State.

According to the Spokesperson of the command, Daniel Ndukwe, the suspect’s mother, Florence Ugwuanyi, was pounding cassava in the kitchen on Saturday, October 10,2020, when he snatched the pestle from her and smashed her head for unknown reasons.

In a bid to prevent his father, Julius Ugwuanyi from alerting neighbours, the suspect seized the same pestle and also smashed the old man’s head.It is reported that Michael called his relations on the phone alleging that both deceased fell sick after eating cooked beans.

He was soon found out after trying to cover the crime and apprehended by the Neighbourhood Watch who then handed him over to the police.

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