By Abdulgafar Oladimeji
Nigeria police operatives attached to Enugu police command have arrested one Chidi Onyishi aged 36 (male)*, of Taylor Avenue, Coal Camp, Enugu, for the alleged ritual killing of his biological son, , Chimdalu Chidi .
The police further alleged that the suspect had earlier reported to police authorities that the boy was missing.
whom he had also reported to the Police on *22/10/2021* as missing.
The spokesman, Enugu police command, Asp Daniel Anakwe said “Following the receipt of credible information in an ongoing case of a missing child, Police Operatives attached to the Central Police Station (CPS) of Enugu State Command, on 06/11/2021 at about 1910hrs, arrested one *Chidi Onyishi aged 36 (male)*, of Taylor Avenue, Coal Camp, Enugu, for allegedly being responsible for the disappearance and murder for money ritual, of his 7 years old son, *Chimdalu Chidi*, whom he had also reported to the Police on *22/10/2021* as missing.”
“Preliminary investigation reveals that he confessed to the crime and led Police Operatives to the arrest of one *Pastor Okeke Eneokwor aged 95 (male) who is said to be blind*, of Dental Avenue, Trans-Ekulu, Enugu; whom he fingered as an accomplice.
He also led Police Operatives and medical team to a stream in Abakpa-Nike, Enugu, where the decomposing corpse of the minor was exhumed from a shallow grave, after him and cohorts murdered and buried the child on 20/10/2021.
He further note that “ Commissioner of Police, *CP Abubakar Lawal, fdc*, has ordered the State CID Enugu to conduct a thorough and conclusive investigation that will lead to the prosecution of everyone found culpable in the act.”