Pandemonium broke out last week Tuesday, at Umudei quarters of Ogwashi-Uku, Aniocha South local government area of Delta State following the alleged killing of two family members by the son of the chairman, Delta North Senatorial District of the All Progressives Congress (APC), George Okafor, popularly known as “Mad Mayor.”
The name of the murder, which was given as Jerry Okafor, HardReporters Crime Correspondent gathered that the incident occurred when, Iwe Okocha was having his bath when his cousin brother Jerry allegedly went and butchered him with a machete.
It was gathered that the deceased father, Mike Okocha, who was relaxing in the sitting room rushed towards the bathroom to find out what was happening, and was also slaughtered by Jerry.
According to an eyewitness who pleaded anonymity, Jerry, after killing the father and son, proceeded to the mother who quickly took cover in a neighbor’s house.
The observer said Jerry severed and dismembered the deceased with the machete before they gave up the ghost as the duo could not survived the deep cuts inflicted on them and they fell down in the pool of their blood as there was nobody who could confront the assailant to rescue the deceased.
It was learnt that the woman who ran to her neighbor’s house raised alarm which attracted the youth of the town and passers-by who rushed out to chase the murder and consequently over powered him.
It was gathered that the beating of his life, he was handed over to the police who promptly arrested and detained him at the Ogwashi-Uku police station.
When contacted, the Delta State Police Command Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Andrew Aniamaka, refused to react to the incident and bullied our correspondent.