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The quiet town of Oduma in Aninri Local Government Area of Enugu State was thrown into mourning recently following the hacking to death of a middle aged man by his father.
The man identified as one Onyenwe Offor Ajah of Ameke Enu Oduma was said to have allegedly hacked his 38-year-old son, Ajah Kenneth, to death.
The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) Enugu State Command, Ebere Amaraizu, confirmed the tragic incident in a statement issued wednesday evening.
According to him, on March 28, 2018, at about 4.30p.m., the suspect had a misunderstanding with the deceased son over a yet to be established issue(s) at Orie Oduma Market in Aninri Local Government Area of the state.
â€œIt was further gathered that 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.
â€œAjah Kenneth however, became unconscious and was later confirmed dead.
â€œMeanwhile the deceased body has been deposited at Awgu District General Hospital Mortuary while manhunt on the fleeing suspect (father) have been intensified,â€ the PPRO said.