Man Arrested In Anambra For Allegedly Using 16-year-old Boy For Ritual

Police in Anambra State has arrested one Ifeanyi Okpoko on suspicion of ritual murder. The suspect, a metal fabricator, who hails from Umunnaama, Eziowelle town in Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State allegedly abducted a 16-year-old boy identified as Chidera Ezeanya from a compound on Sunday, October1st.

An eye witness said

The deceased was in his compound playing on that fateful afternoon with his age mates when Ifeanyi Okpoko called him.According to him, Chidera’s play mates including himself, had thought that the man wanted to send him on an errand since all of them are from the same Umunnaama village.

He said when they waited till night without seeing him, they went to their various houses. According to him, the next morning being Monday October 2, when they learnt that Chidera had not come back, they all went to Ifeanyi Okpoko’s house in search of him, only to find tied and hung on a hand-crane.

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