The Enugu State Police Command has arrested a suspected lunatic identified as Chima Odo over the alleged murder of his step-sister Ndidiamaka Odo.
Police in a statement said the suspect also inflicted injuries on two other family members including his step-mother, Cordelia Odo, and another step-sister, Neriruka Odo.
It was gathered that the so-called mad man and his victims were residents of Umuagali Amala in Udenu area of Enugu.
“The reason for his attack on family members is not known, but the account by witnesses indicated that he used an axe to kill the step-sister and inflict injuries on his-step mother and another step-sister,” the statement read.
It was said that those badly injured by the suspected lunatic are battling for survival at Bridget Hospital, Obollor-Afor.
CNG learnt that the corpse of his step-sister had been deposited at the hospital’s mortuary.