The Punch reports that the crime took place in
Oji River LGA of the state. On Easter morning Ifeanyi Ihejika shot his relative with a locally made pistol and ran away.
However, he was soon caught by the police on suspicion of the murder.
Ebere Amaraizu, the spokesman of the Enugu state police command, confirmed the development adding that the weapon had been recovered from the suspect upon detention.
The police official further disclosed how the teenager explained his act:
“The suspect is saying that the act is the handiwork of Satan.”
The motives of the murder are yet to be ascertained.