reports that on Saturday, 6 siblings were tragically killed after
allegedly eating poisoned food in Ekwulumili in the Nnewi Area of
An eyewitness identified as Ewenike Ogechukwu, who shared the
pictures of the deceased siblings on his Facebook wall, stated that the
siblings had been poisoned by an unknown person through the food they
kept at home.The parents of the deceased were said to have attempted to
commit suicide after the tragedy struck, while the community had been
thrown into confusion since Saturday when the children died.
Residents of the community have urged the government to look into the
matter and fish out the perpetrators as the town is currently boiling
over the death of the 6 siblings.
The Anambra State Police Command Public Relations Officer, Ali
Okechukwu stated that he was not aware of the incident but has, however,
promised to contact the police division in-charge of the area and give
feedback on Monday (today).