Six boys who suffered from food poisoning amid tears

Six boys who suffered from food poisoning amid tears

Tragedy struck Ekwulumili community in the Nnewi south local government area of Anambra state, as six brothers died after eating poisoned food last week.

According to Ewenike Ogechukwu who posted the photos of the funeral on his Facebook page, the person behind the crime is yet to be identified.

Six boys who died of food poisoning buried amid tears

He also wrote that the police had already visited the scene of the incident and launched an investigation.

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The caption reads: "The children were poisoned by an unknown person through the food they kept at home in Ekwulumili, Anambra state.

Six boys who died of food poisoning buried amid tears

But serious investigation is in progress now, the victims must be figured out and not go on punished."

Six boys who died of food poisoning buried amid tears

Another local named Chidozie Venantiu also took to social media to express his emotions over the incident and ask to help the distraugth parents.

Six boys who died of food poisoning buried amid tears

He wrote: "The town has been boiling since yesterday. A family lost six children in what they deemed as food poisoning.

The parents want to commit s*icide. Please help us pass the information to the appropriate quarters."

Six boys who died of food poisoning buried amid tears

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The deceased include Chukwuebuka, 17, Chinemere, 15, Afomachukwu, 13, Chekwubeckwu, 11, Onyekachukwu, 13, and Chukwuziterem, 7.

Six boys who died of food poisoning buried amid tears

However, not everyone believe that children were poisoned to death by some unknown person. The rumours emerged that the boys' stepmom probably is the one who killed them or their father used them for rituals.

Six boys who died of food poisoning buried amid tears

 

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