POVERTY | Man Dumps Father’s Corpse In Septic Tank Bcos No Money For Mortuary

Delta State Police has arrested a 37yrs old man, Chukwuma Udenwa in Okpanam, Oshimili North area of the state for ‎dumping his father’s corpse in a septic tank.

The man who hails from Uli in area of Anambra State, was arrested after his landlord raised alarm on discovering a decomposing corpse in one of the septic tanks in the compound.

The suspect who is a bricklayer had reportedly told his neigbours that one of his sisters living in Ibusa, near Asaba brought his 83 years old sick father, Mr John Udenwa to his house.

Udenwa who was detained at the Okpanam police station before he was transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department for further investigation, confessed to the crime on interrogation.

He said their family had no money to give their late father a befitting burial. How sad!