There was confusion in Amaenyi, Awka, the Anambra State capital as a house boy identified as Chigozie Dike reportedly cut off the manhood of his madam’s aged father, with the intention of using it for money ritual.
Sources within the community confirmed that the suspect, aged 20, was employed by his boss to take care of the aged man.
The boy was said to have worked at the house for less than a month before perpetrating the act.
A source who posted a video recording of members of the family, said, “This boy by name Chigozie Dike is a houseboy, of 20yrs old. He came barely a month ago to stay and take care of his madam’s father at Amaenyi, Awka, Anambra state.
“Yesterday, 8th November 2023, when the madam left for her restaurant business, he put on their generator to avoid people hearing his evil plans, then took matchet and butchered the madam father including his manhood for ritual and ran away.
“The father has been rushed to Amaku hospital, Awka. The boy is on the run now, anybody that see him should kindly report to the nearest police station.”
When contacted, the Anambra State Police Command’s spokesperson, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga confirmed the incident, saying the suspect has been apprehended, and was now in police custody.