According to the Enugu State Police Command, on August 5th, one Ekene Oluka killed Obumneme Oluka, and is currently on the run. Ekene had successfully tested his charms at different occasions on the deceased but the last one went awry.
He reportedly covered the young boy’s body with his concoction, fired a shot which went through his vital organs and left him unconscious. He was confirmed dead at Attah Memorial Hospital, Aku. Below is a statement released on August 9 2016 by the Command:
“The hitherto Amagu Uwani Mgboko Aku of Igboetiti in Enugu state was enveloped with sorrow and lamentation following the death of Obumuneme Oluka, a 13 year old boy. It was gathered that on that fateful day of 5th day of August, 2016 at Amagu Uwani Mgboko Aku of Etiti, one Ekene Oluka said to be about 26 years of same kindred with the deceased had called beckoned on the boy whom he allegedly used in testing of his gun charms prepared for him by a herbalist for protection.
It was further gathered that the suspect had earlier tested that of the gun and cutlass on the deceased which allegedly worked out for him but as he tried to test that of the empty bottle on the deceased, the bottle broke and caused severe injury on the head of the deceased which allegedly left him unconscious and was confirmed death after he was rushed to the hospital. The dead body of the deceased is now deposited at the hospital mortuary of Attah Memorial Hospital Aku.
Meanwhile, suspect and parents had already deserted their homes to unknown destinations while manhunt on the fleeing suspect has been intensified”