A father simply identified as Lambert Osundu alongside his three of his children have been arrested for killing their last born.
EkoHotBlog learnt that the family connived to kill the last born, Chukwuebuka Osundu for being stubborn and not giving them peace of mind.
Chukwuebuka was allegedly murdered and buried in a shallow grave near his home at Ehime-Mbano Council Area of Imo State.
According to the Guardian the deceased was beaten to death by his father and his elder brother, Ndubuisi Osundu.
They subsequently buried his corpse in a shallow grave beside their house in the night. To cover the crime, the suspects were said to have told the victim’s friends and villagers that the deceased had travelled to Ghana in search of greener pasture,” a reliable source said.
Father Kills Last Born For Being Stubborn In Imo
However, relatives who sensed foul play over the victim’s sudden disappearance, informed some youths of the village, who thereafter intensified in search the search of the last born.
An indigene of the village revealed that the late Osundu was the last child of the family of four. Their mother was said to have died a few years ago.
According to him, when they were confronted by the youths of the community, his father informed them that Chukwuebuka travelled to Ghana. But when the youths threatened to burn down his house, the daughter confessed to the crime.
“The family is presently at the Imo State Police Command whereas Philip, the immediate elder brother of the deceased, is on the run,” the source said.
Confirming the incident, Imo State Command spokesperson, Michael Abattam, said the matter was reported to the police by Chairman of the village, Mr. Robert Anyanwu.
He said: “We have got information that one Lambert Osundu, Ndubuisi Osundu and Rachael Osundu, all of Umuezeruagu village in Umueze 11 in Ehime Mbano Local Government Area of Imo State beat their son to death and buried him in a shallow grave. The victim is Chukwuebuka Osundu, aged 20 years.”
He said the perpetrators of the evil act would be paraded soon.
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