The environs of Avutu, Obowo Local Government Area of Imo State was thrown into disarray after a man identified as Nnamdi Amajioyi, allegedly murdered his wife.
A further report revealed that the suspect also shot his brother before he fled. A source in the community stated that a family dispute led to the tragedy.
One of the sources said, “This is very strange. The man murdered his own wife. He also shot his own brother, who tried to rescue the woman from her husband. Nobody knew the cause of the dispute. Nnamdi fled thereafter.”
The source added that while the woman bled to death, the other victim was rushed to the hospital.
“The woman bled to death. The other victim was rushed to the hospital unconscious. As I speak, he is still unconscious.”
The Commissioner of Police, Rabiu Ladodo, while confirming the incident, stated that the police had launched a manhunt for Amajioyi.
The CP said, “Yes, it is true. We have launched a manhunt for the suspect. It is a very strange development. The man killed his own wife and shot his biological brother. But thank God that the brother is still alive though unconscious. We are monitoring him.”