Adamawa Man in police net for cutting off Brother’s head with hoe


Adamawa Man in police net for cutting off Brother’s head with hoe

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The Adamawa State Police Command has arrested one Amos Christopher, 24 yrs of Dobi village in Ga’anda District of Gombi LGA for killing his younger Thyson Christopher, 4 yrs to death and beheaded him.

The Spokesman of the command SP, Suleiman Yahaya Nguroje who confirmed the incident said the decapitated body has been deposited in a morgue.

According to him, the suspect may be suffering from mental disorder as he claimed of not committing any crime, insisting that his younger is at home.

It was learnt that the suspect was the first son of the family, while the deceased is the last born in the family.

Father of the suspect and the deceased, Christopher Haruna who narrated how the incident happened, said the culprit is suffering from epilepsy disease.

“His health condition deteriorated a day before the fateful day with a complete change in his behaviour slumped on the 18th June, 2023, where he was brought back home by neighbours.

“The following morning he violently attacked his mother and younger brothers who were at home with him.He grapped the 4 years old boy and dragged him into a room and locked the door from inside and beat the minor to death. All effort to rescue him by his mother was futile.

“He then carried the dead body outside and beheaded the victim with a hoe in his possession and as well broke the head into two.

“I wasn’t around, I’m on farm when the sad incident happened,” he explained.
The suspect told PPRO, Adamawa State Command that he did nothing and his younger brother is at home.