At Nkpor, near Onitsha, in the Idemili North Local Government Area of the state, a 21-year-old pastor named Uchenna Chukwuma is reported to have killed a native doctor named Chukwudi Ugwu, 60 who he claims has been disturbing him spiritually.
Confirming the incident is Haruna Mohammed, the police spokesperson for the state who said the pastor confessed upon interrogation, He said:
” There was a report of alleged murder of a native doctor, one Oliver Chukwudi Ugwu, 60, of Umusiome, Nkpor but hailed from Umuavor village Abor in the Udi Local Government Area of Enugu State by a self- acclaimed pastor one Uchenna Chukwuma, 21, of Ugwuezue street, Umusiome Nkpor in the Idemili North LGA of Anambra State.
“He further alleged that the victim was disturbing him spiritually and had not allowed him to progress financially.
“Police detectives attached to Ogidi Division visited the scene of the crime and rushed the victim who was found in a pool of his blood to Iyi Enu Hospital Ogidi for medical attention where he was certified dead by a medical doctor on arrival. The corpse was deposited at the hospital’s mortuary for autopsy.”