The 28-year-old criminal was arrested by officers of the Ozubulu Police Station, for allegedly attacking and killing his wife and son.
Chukwuemeka Obijofa, who is said to have mental problem, attacked his 26-year-old wife, Mrs. Chisom Chukwuemeka and a 4-year-old son, Amanda Chukwuemeka, over a yet to be ascertained circumstance.
In statement by the police, Obijiofor killed his wife and son by hitting them on their heads with a shovel.
Also, an innocent vigilante was attacked by Chukwuemeka Obijofa with the shovel for meddling and trying to rescue the victims.
The police said that the victims were rushed to a hospital in Ozubulu for medical attention, but they were certified to be dead on arrival by the medical expect on duty.
The police source stated that the he wounded vigilante is responding to treatment, while the corpses of the victims have been deposited at the mortuary for examination.
The Commissioner of Police in the State, CP John B. Abang, has directed the DPO to transfer the case to the State CID, Awka, for thorough investigation to unravel the actual cause of the incident.