A 19-year-old boy has been arrested for allegedly stabbing his own father to death as well as threatening to kill his mother and siblings.
A 19-year-old boy, Joshua Uzochukwu Ezirim, is in the hands of the Anambra State Police Command after he was arrested for allegedly stabbing his father, Sampson Ezirim, to death with a kitchen knife as well as chasing and threatening to kill his mother and siblings.
According to reports, the Imo State born Onitsha based book seller was stabbed by his own son more than 30 times following an undisclosed argument.
The boy who is the last child of the family, had reportedly chased his mother and siblings out of the family's compound at No. 51 Victor Okafor Street, Housing Estate, Fegge, Onitsha, locked the doors in their apartment and stabbed his father to death, on Saturday, May 9, 2015.