A 21-year-old varsity student identified as Chukwudi has reportedly killed his both parents in Nnewi, Anambra state.
Chukwudi is said to be the only son of the couple, Mr. and Mrs Micheal Ulor, from Nsukka, Enugu State.
The corpses were found with machete cuts in their apartment at Mr. Moses Nnodu’s compound, Abubor Nnewichi-Nnewi, close to Orie Agbo Market on Thursday evening and were already decomposing, September 22, 2022.
Newsmen gathered that the suspect allegedly killed his parents after a heated argument over their refusal to give him money.
It was also learnt that Chukwudi killed his parents three days ago before he fled to an unknown destination.
The deceased bodies were reportedly discovered by neighbours, who started perceiving offensive smell from their bedroom. It was also claimed that Chukwudi is a drug addict and known for taking Mkpurummiri (Methamphetamine)
Spokesperson of the State Police Command, DSP Ikenga Tochukwu, who confirmed the incident on Friday September 23, said it has launched a manhunt for the suspect.
“The commissioner of police, CP Echeng Echeng described the discovery of the already decomposing d€ad bodies in an apartment in Nnewi on 22/9/2022 at about 5:20 pm with machete cuts, as an act of man’s inhumanity to man.
“He has ordered an immediate manhunt of the suspect. He further directed the immediate transfer of the case to State Criminal Investigation Department for discreet investigation.”