A Tragedy occurred last on Sunday 25th March 2018, at Eyosio – Osung Village in Udung Uko local government area of Akwa Ibom state. it was gathered that a suspect whose name was not given killed his uncle whose name is Chief Joshua Ekpo, over a dispute they had.
Sunday Esu, who is a Facebook user shared the report but however, never revealed what led to the man’s death wrote this;
What do you wish a young man that did this to his Uncle on Sunday 25th March, 2018, at Eyosio – Osung Village in Udung Uko LGA? “Do not pay back evil for evil
suggest he should be forgiven completely. Rest in peace Chief Joshua Ekpo.
I will ever miss those moments we joked together with your son Kolobee.
This is coming after several months after the Enugu State Police Command declared the arrest of a man, Daniel Ekemezie, for killing his uncle, Pa Patrick Odoh (83), over a land disagreement. The command’s spokesman, Mr. Ebere Amaraizu, revealed this in a statement and further added that the suspect has blamed the devil for killing his Uncle.
Amaraizu said that the killing occurred at Ukpata community in Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of the state. He said that police acting on intelligence, promptly caught the suspect who confessed what happened between him and his late uncle. The suspect also said that he and his uncle had been having a fight over a protracted land dispute.
According to the suspect, around 8 p.m. Ekemezie aka Bakassi and a father of two children, left his house in Ukpata community and headed to his uncle’s place, Pa Odoh place, who was believed to be about 83 years.
“On getting to the place, I woke my uncle up and tied his mouth with a cloth to avoid him shouting, while I whisked him quietly that evening to Iyimkpafu/Ofiakputu forest in our community. I tied him to the tree with a rope and left him till March 8, 2017. When I discovered after five days that he was dead, I buried him in a shallow grave” he said.