7 December 2017

Nigeria: Two Children Killed in Akwa Ibom

Uyo — Unknown assassins wednesday killed two children in Obiokpok village in Nsit Ibom Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State for yet to be ascertained reason.

This came to public knowlege when the father of the murdered children, Aniekan Billie, lodged complaint at the State Police Headquarters, Ikot Akpan-abia, Uyo.

According to the father, he locked up the children in his room and left for Urua Kpokpo to buy food items for the house.

Billie said when he returned, the lifeless bodies of the two children, Godwin Sunday, nine (m) and Idara Sunday, five (f) were seen on his table top freezer.

Out of the three children in the house, he said the only person the assailants did not kill is his one year and seven months old Godspower Sunday, 'm'.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP. Bala Elkana, confirmed the report saying the matter was reported to the police around 14:35hrs.

"One Aniekan Sunday-Billie, 'm' of Obiokpok in Nsit Ibom LGA came to the station and reported that on December 5, 2017, about 14:35hrs, that he locked his three children, one Godwin Sunday, 'm', aged 9; one Idara Sunday, 'f', aged 5, and one Godspwer Sunday, aged a year and seven months, inside his room at Mbioporo 1 and went to Urua Kpokpo to buy food items.

"That on his return, he saw the lifeless bodies of two of his children, Godwin and Idara inside his table top freezer,"

The Police, he said has begun intensive investigation to unravel those that were behind the murder of the two children.

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