The Enugu state police command is presently investigating circumstances surrounding the gruesome killers of a 67-year-old man, Iloabani Eugene Anayo, by unidentified persons in Amamkpunato Achi, Oji-River on Tuesday, June 30.
A statement issued by the spokesperson of the state police command, ASP Daniel Ndukwe, said a preliminary investigation shows that the deceased was found in Achi forest with many degrees of machete cuts on the head and neck regions.
Ndukwe said the corpse of the deceased man has been deposited in the mortuary.
He further added that the state Commissioner of Police, CP Ahmad AbdurRahman MCPSS, MCJ, MNIM has directed the immediate launch of a full-scale investigation to apprehend and prosecute the fleeing culprits.
See photos of the deceased below.