One Kenneth Nwoha, recently went berserk, killing his wife and son, even as he unleashed terror on passersby.
The incident happened at Isiofumini Isieke Community in Ebonyi Local Government Area of Ebonyi State.
It was gathered that after killing his wife, Mercy and son, Sampson, he moved into the street where he also attacked six other persons with machete.
A community source said it was suspected that the man might have suffered some mental breakdown shortly after waking up in the morning before proceeding to attack and dismembered his wife.
Among the other six victims he attacked on the streets include a seven year old boy and a sixty year old man.
As he was still attacking his victims, Police arrived and arrested him.
Police spokesperson, Loveth Odah confirmed the incident.
She noted that the suspect was undergoing medical check up to ascertain whether he was actually mentally deranged.
Adding that the six critically attacked victims were receiving treatment at the hospital while the remains of the slain has been deposited in the mortuary.