The police in Anambra state have arrested a clergyman, identified as Uchenna Chukwuma, 21, for allegedly killing a 60-year-old native doctor, Oliver Chukwudi Ugwu, in Umusiome, Nkpor, on Thursday, September 3.
Haruna Mohammad, the spokesperson of the state police command, said men of the Ogidi divisional police station were alerted immediately after the incident occurred.
Police detectives arrived at the scene and arrested the suspect who during interrogation, said he was sent by God to kill the deceased native doctor.
According to the police, the suspect said the native doctor was disturbing him spiritually and has not allowed him to progress financially.
The police spokesperson added that the victim was rushed to the Iyi Enu hospital Ogidi for medical attention where he was certified dead by the medical doctor on arrival.