A suspect identified as Chinedu Akpunonu a.k.a Obrocho was today charged at the Ozubulu magistrate court in Anambra state for the killing of 13 people at St Philip Catholic church, Ozubulu on August 6, 2017. Chinedu was arraigned along with another suspect, Mr Onyebuchi Mbanefo popularly known as Dogy Dog (pictured in handcuffs).
According to reports, the suspects were referred to Nnewi prison till 26th of February 2018 when they will appear again in the court of law.
The two are prime suspects for the Ozubulu Church Massacre.
About 13 persons were killed and 22 more injured when armed men stormed the church and opened fire on the members with their target being Aloysius Ikegwuonu a.k.a Bishop.
According to eyewitness, the armed men were in search of their target ‘Bishop’ in the church and when they did not find him, they opened fire on innocent members including Cyprian Ikegwuonu, his father who also died in the attack.