Mr Aminu Saleh, Office of Police in Bayelsa, says that a father of three, Mr Samuel Sunday, has been arrested for allegedly poisoning his three children with sniper.
The police commissioner told newsmen at the crime scene in Bayelsa that two of the children died after drinking sniper while the third one particular survived.
The surviving son told newsmen that their dad and his brother gave them the sniper to drink.
“ The father and his brother tied three of us and gave us sniper to imbibe.
“ I was told that my brothers are dead, which I am the only one that survived, ” the boy said in tears in the hospital bed.
He said that suspect and his brother, Aya Preye, were being charged for the murder of the two children.
This individual identified the deceased boys as Miracle (12) and God’ s period (10).
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) gathered that Weekend and his wife had divorced but the three children were living with their grandma before the incident occurred.
The police commissioner said that the suspect experienced alleged that his sons were wizards who were responsible for his sickness.
Dr Moses Emeka of Hillem Medical Centre, who attended to the only real survivor, said the boy was brought to the hospital unconscious by an NDLEA official.
The doctor confirmed that the survivor was responding to treatment plus would soon recover.
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