A middle-aged man has allegedly killed two of his children in Azu Ogbunik, Oyi local government area of Anambra state.
The thirty-four-year-old suspect, Ifeanyi Apusiobi allegedly ran amok in a circumstances yet to be ascertained and attacked his two biological children while they were sleeping.
He used a wooden pestle to hit the children, Chinecherem aged Seven years and Obinna aged five years on their heads while they were asleep.
Ifeanyi also used the same wooden pestle to injure his seventy-two-year-old father, Mr Dominic Apusiobi on the head.
The Police Public Relations Officer in Anambra state, Mr Haruna Muhammed who confirmed the incident in a press release, says police detectives visited the scene and rushed the victims to the hospital where the two children were certified dead by a medical doctor.
He explains that the aged father of the suspect is responding to treatment while the corpses had been deposited at Isienyi Hospital Morgue for autopsy.
The case has been transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department Awka for discreet investigation.