Court remands native doctor for attempting to bury his lover and her two children alive in Anambra

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Court remands native doctor for attempting to bury his lover and her two children alive in Anambra

A Chief Magistrates Court sitting in Awka, Anambra State, has remanded a native doctor in prison custody on an offence of attempted murder. 

 

The suspect, simply identified as Nonso, from Umuona in Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State, was arrested for attempting to bury his 25-year-old lover and her two children alive. 

 

He was arraigned on Wednesday, November 2, 2022, before the Children, Sexual and Gender Based Violence Court presided over by Genevieve Osakwe.

 

It was gathered that the man, who was in a relationship with a single mother of two children, sent a commercial motorcyclist to fetch her and her children, and later slit her throat and attempted to bury her and her two children in an already dug grave at his backyard.

 

The victim, who told her story after she was discharged from the hospital, said she went to see the suspect because he had earlier promised to marry her.

 

“On that fateful day the suspect sent a bike man to bring me and the kids to…



Source: Linda Ikeji