Police launch manhunt for herbalist who killed his brother while testing charm

Police launch manhunt for herbalist who killed his brother while testing charm

One native doctor identified as Ekene Oluka (26) is on the run for allegedly shooting his brother Obumneme Oluka (13) dead while test-running a charm he prepared for a client.

The suspect had successfully used his kid brother to test numerous charms he prepared for people in the past but the last one on Monday 8 August 2016 left the victim dead while Ekene absconded. The incident happened at Aku town, Igbo-Etiti LGA of Enugu State and the Police has launched a manhunt for the suspect.
Enugu State Police Command PRO Ebere Amaraizu while confirming the incident said:

“The herbalist, Ekene Oluka, from the same kindred with the deceased, had allegedly tested his charms for protection against guns on the deceased.

“It was further gathered that the suspect had earlier tested that of cutlass on the deceased, which allegedly worked out for him,” the police spokesman said.

“However, this time it did not work, which caused severe injury on the head of the deceased, leaving him unconscious.

“He was confirmed dead as he was being rushed to the hospital. The body was deposited at the hospital mortuary of Attah Memorial Hospital, Aku.

“Meanwhile, the suspect and his parents have deserted their homes to unknown destinations, while a manhunt for the fleeing suspect has been intensified.”