A 23-year-old native doctor, Emmanuel Odo, has been arrested by operatives of the Enugu State Police Command for allegedly killing his client, Benedict Onunze, while testing a gunshot protection charm he prepared for him at Umuaram, Ikem in Isi-Uzo Local Government Area of Enugu State.
The spokesman of the Command, Daniel Ndukwe, confirmed the development in a statement he issued on Tuesday.
Ndukwe said: “On 16/11/2022 at about 11.pm, Police operatives serving in Isi-Uzo Police Division of the command, arrested Odoh Emmanuel (male and a native doctor) aged 23, of Umuaram village in Ikem community of Isi-Uzo LGA, for shooting and murdering his adult male client, one Onunze Benedict, of Eha-Amufu community in the same LGA.
“Preliminary investigation reveals that the suspect confessed to having used a locally-fabricated single-barrel gun to shoot and murder the said victim in his shrine at the mentioned location while testing the gunshot protection charm he had prepared for him.
“The gun has been recovered while further investigation is ongoing at the Homicide Section of the State CID, Enugu.”