32-year-old man kills 1, in­jure 4 others

Daily Trust - - NEWS - From Nabob Og­bonna, Abaka­liki

A 32-year-old man, Henry Igwe, has at­tacked six mem­bers of his

fam­ily with a ma­chete in their res­i­den­tial home lo­cated at Aguog­boriga in Abaka­liki, the Ebonyi State cap­i­tal, killing one and in­jur­ing four others.

Nar­rat­ing the in­ci­dent which oc­curred Wed­nes­day, one of the vic­tims, Ijeoma Igwe, told Daily Trust that Henry per­pet­u­ated the act in the morn­ing when ev­ery mem­ber of the fam­ily was still in bed.

Ijeoma said Henry’s ac­tion came as shock to mem­bers of the fam­ily who sus­pected that he might have mis­read mean­ings to some of the mat­ters the fam­ily dis­cussed the pre­vi­ous night.

She said while one of the vic­tims, Oliver Igwe died as re­sult of se­vere ma­chete

cuts, the injured who in­cluded the Per­sonal As­sis­tant to the Chief Judge of the state by name To­bias Igwe, were now at the Fed­eral Teach­ing Hos­pi­tal, Abaka­liki for med­i­cal at­ten­tion.

Our Cor­re­spon­dent gath­ered that the said Henry was go­ing from one room to an­other cut­ting his vic­tims with his ma­chete be­fore he was seized by neigh­bours who came to the res­cue of the fam­ily.

Daily Trust gath­ered that Henry was liv­ing in the United State of Amer­ica and was send­ing money to one of his brothers. He was said to have probably been dis­ap­pointed when he came back and formed the opin­ion that his brother had mis­used the fund.

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