Anambra State Director of DSS, Mr. Alex Okeiyi, told newsmen in Awka that the deceased was an intermediary between his brother residing in South Africa and the native doctor, who he (the deceased) approached to prepare a charm that would make it possible for his brother’s business to flourish in South Africa.
“Nwosu’s brother had sent him to the native doctor for a charm to make his business in South Africa flourish, but the charm seemed not to be effective as his brother in South Africa was still having problems with his the house of the native doctor. There, the native doctor and Ibeh lured him out of the native doctor’s house at about 8pm and murdered shot him with a gun and they buried him in a sitting position in a shallow grave they prepared confessed the native doctor had asked the deceased to stay back for a sacrifice on the fateful night, only for him to shoot him to death and he (Ibeh) buried the victim in an already dug pit and they headed to an unknown destination.forced his brother, John, to demand refund of the N500,000 he said he paid for the charm and this was his mission to
“Thereafter, the native doctor ordered the dismantling of the deceased’s motorcycle and used the parts to repair his faulty CG motorcycle with number plate, Enugu QP 782 UWH, and threw the dismantled motorcycle into a stream to obliterate evidence that would show that the deceased visited the native doctor.”
According to Okeiyi, a homicide team from the Anambra State Police Command led by a pathologist exhumed the remains of the deceased in the shallow grave at Nkpologwu in Aguata Local Government Area.
He said the native doctor has been a terror in his Nkpologwu community, adding that available information indicates that he has been providing spiritual protection to high profile criminals in Anambra and other neighbouring states.