A certain unidentified man has allegedly stabbed his four children and teenage house help to death in their house at Awada Layout in Obosi, Idemili North LGA, Anambra State, Orient Daily reports.
According to eye witness, the man, said to be an abroad returnee and hitherto manifesting signs of mental instability had, for reason yet unknown, allegedly pounced on his four kids on Saturday evening, while the wife was not in the house, and stabbed his four kids to death.
“ It was while he was on top of the maid and the maid was screaming that the attention of the wife and neighbours to the scene,” said the eye witness.
Orient Daily reports that the four children aged between 4 and 12 and the house help, said to be the suspect’s sister-in-law aged 18 were found lying lifeless in the house with blood splattered everywhere like in a horror movie scene.
The police who were called by the neighbours have since taken the corpses and the accused away to the morgue and police station even as investigations are still on to ascertain what actually transpired