A self-appointed Pastor, Uchenna Chukwum, 21, was arrested by the Anambra police for allegedly killing Oliver Chukwudi Ugwu, 60, a native doctor in Umusiome, Nkpor.
Anambra’s spokesperson, Haruna Mohammed, confirmed that the police had unexpectedly arrived at the scene and arrested the suspect who had confirmed that it was God’s order to kill the late native doctor.
The police also confirmed that Uchenna said that the 60-year-old native doctor was spiritually worried about him and that he had taken his financial status to a standstill.
According to the police, Oliver Chukwudi was declared dead after he was rushed to the hospital for medical attention. The machete used to perform the heinous act was recovered as an exhibit.
Haruna Mohammed added that the case had been handed over to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Awka, for a thorough investigation to reveal all the circumstances surrounding the death.