ENUGU—The sleepy town of Umueze, Enugwu-Achi,
Oji-River Local Government Area, Enugu State, was
last Monday thrown into mourning, following the death
of three-year-old Akachukwu in the hands of his 14-
year-old brother Ebubechukwu,14, using their father’s
The brothers were said to be re-enacting movie
scenes, not knowing that the gun was loaded.
According to a source, their father, Christian Odika, had
left for their village square at Obodo-Ukwu Enugwu-
Akwu, for a meeting, when the tragic news reached
It was gathered that on getting to his house, he met his
son, Akachukwu, in a pool of his own blood.
Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Ebere Amaraizu,
said: “Investigations into the tragic incident have
commenced to ascertain the remote causes, so the
law can take its course.”