Nwaiwu, 57, who was said to have been killed on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 was the Head Teacher of Obolo Primary School, Ehime Mbano.
PUNCH correspondent on Monday gathered that Nwaiwu was murdered on the allegation that he was “diabolically diverting the destiny” of three members of his extended family.
It was also gathered that a relation also accused him of being responsible for the death of her husband.
Sequel to these accusations, the youths of the area allegedly mobilised one another and besieged his house, murdered Nwaiwu and then burned his body.
Though Nwaiwu’s wife, Mary, could not talk when contacted on phone, a close family source told our correspondent that Nwaiwu was killed as result of envy by his relations who felt he had made progress in life ahead of them.
“He was not diabolical at all. As a teacher who was nearing the retirement age, he managed to build a bungalow of four rooms. But his relations, who neither went to school nor learnt a trade, cooked up the story that he was the one bewitching them.”
When contacted on phone, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Andrew Enwerem, confirmed the incident.
Enwerem, a Superintendent of Police said, “We have arrested three suspects, including the President General of the community, Mr. Nnanna Okonkwo, in connection with the incident and thorough investigations are in progress.” SHARE YOUR STORY WITH US VIA EMAIL: INFO@247NIGERIANEWSUPDATE.CO RECEIVE NEWS VIA OUR WHATSAPP, KINDLY TEXT +234 701 056 0394 TO ADD YOU CLICK HERE TO JOIN US ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL FOR NEWS UPDATE CLICK HERE TO JOIN US ON TWITTER FOR INSTANT NEWS UPDATE: @247NGNEWSUPDATE CLICK HERE TO JOIN MILLIONS AROUND THE GLOBE TO READ NEWS ON OUR FACEBOOK FAN PAGE FOR INSTANT UPDATES ON INSTAGRAM CLICK HERE RECEIVE INSTANT NEWS UPDATE VIA OUR BBM BROADCAST: D3EDEFDF PLACE YOUR TEXT ADVERT BELOW:>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>