A man identified as Patrick Uchenwoke has been hacked to death in Ahaba Orodo community area of Imo state.
The police in Imo state confirmed the incident.
They later moved to an isolated area around the Ahaba Orodo Community School and found the corpse of the 55-year-old man in the pool of his own blood.
”Operatives discovered that he had a deep machete cut at the back of his head, while a bicycle and bible was seen beside the corpse, thus suggesting that he must have been murdered while going or returning from church,” the statement reads.
In a statement released by the Imo state police spokesperson,Ikeikwu Orlando,it was said that operatives of the Divisional Police Headquarters, Mbaitoli acted on a report earlier made to the station.
Ikeokwu stated the Imo State Commissioner of Police, Isaac Olutayo Akinmoyede has ordered a full-scale investigation into the matter with a view to arresting the assassins as well as unraveling the reason behind the act.