Dominic Adiele, 17, has lost his life after being mercilessly beaten by his uncle, the wife, and six children over an argument regarding his inheritance.
The incident took place on Sunday, 27th May at Eziama-Ubulu, Oru West LGA, Imo state. After the attack, Dominic was taken to the hospital in Ihiala Anambra state, but couldn’t make it, as he died in the hospital the following day, May 28..
The uncle’s name was given as Patrick Adiele, his wife is Theresa Adiele, and their eldest male child is Somkelee Adiele.
For years, The Adieles have fought over ancestral inheritances, according to reports. Dominic’s father, Odinma Adiele, was allegedly killed in similar circumstance 15 years ago by the same Patrick.
With the recent death of Dominic, his maternal relatives, from Awo-idemili, arrived Uziezike on the 29th May 2018 and teamed up with the aggrieved locals to burn down the house of Patrick Adiele. His economic trees were also destroyed.
Patrick Adiele, his wife, and children have been arrested by the police.