The Anambra State Police Command said it has arrested a native doctor, one Gregory Enwaeso for allegedly chopping off the five fingers of his biological son, Abuchi Enwaeso in Egbengwu village, Nimo in Njikoka LGA of Anambra State.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Haruna Mohammed said the suspect, 48, allegedly conspired with his son one Chinonso Enwaeso ‘m’ aged 20years of same address (also arrested) and chopped off all the fingers of the victim.
He said the suspect chained the victim and abandoned him for four weeks living him severe pain.
He said, “On the 15/10/2020, at about 1:pm, Police operatives attached to Nimo Division in collaboration with local vigilante group arrested one Gregory Enwaeso ‘m’ aged 48years of Egbengwu village Nimo in Njikoka LGA of Anambra State.
“Suspect allegedly conspired with his Son one Chinonso Enwaeso ‘m’ aged 20years of same address (also arrested) and chopped off all the fingers of his biological son one Abuchi Enwaeso ‘m’ aged 22years of same address using a machete.
“The Suspects equally chained the victim and abandoned him for four weeks living him severe pain.
“Meanwhile, police detectives visited the Scene of crime, photographed the victim and rushed him to General hospital Enugu-ukwu for medical attention.
“Consequently, the machete allegedly used in perpetrating the act was recovered as exhibit and suspects who voluntarily confessed to the dastardly act claimed that the victim allegedly absconded with the sum of #150,000 proceeds realized by the father after throwing up a party following a breakthrough in his business.
“The Commissioner of Police, John Abang has ordered for the case to be transferred to the State CID Awka for discreet investigation.”