Policeman kills self, after shooting wife, daughters

A Nigerian Police Corporal, Anthony Ugwuoke, on Sunday at Edda Village, Ugwuachara in Ebonyi Local Government Area of Ebonyi state, shot himself dead after shooting his wife, Nkechi, and two daughters.

Ugwuoke’s wife and daughters are in critical condition at the Federal Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki (FETHA), where neighbours rushed them after the incident, according to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).

The late policeman was attached to the B’ Operations unit of the Police Command in Ebonyi and was an orderly to a High Court judge in the state.

Mr Sylvester Igbo, Police Public Relations Officer in the state, confirmed the incident but added that no clue had been established on the motive for the action.

“Investigations into the matter are on-going as we would ensure we get to its root.

“The body of the late officer has, however, been deposited at FETHA mortuary,” he said.

Chief Jones Igboke, a community leader in the area, expressed sadness over the incident and called on the police to unravel the mystery surrounding it.

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  • I am very sorry for people who continue to deny the existence of God, the existence of angels, the existence of Satan and the existence of demons and their influence(s) on humankind. The forces of darkness are on rampage carrying out the primary assignments of their master - STEALING, KILLING & DESTROYING. (John 10:10). These sorts of incidents will keep increasing as this present age draws to a close. The ONLY place of refuge is in JESUS CHRIST. This may appear very fanatical but IT IS THE TRUTH! If it is not, what is the alternative? I sympathise with all the persons involved and pray for the speedy recovery of the surviving victims.

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  • There is no more prayer for the man but i pray for the wife and children that God will spare their lives. The wife may be able to say what happened before the incident.

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  • This life is frustrating! but, no condition is permanent we should have self control over any circumstances we may find ourselves.

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