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Police arrest 4 for beheading 5-year-old Enugu boy

26 October 2013, 09:17

Abuja - The police in Enugu State have nabbed four ritual suspects for abducting, beheading and cutting the private parts of a five-year-old boy before dumping him in water tank.

This arrest is contained in a statement signed by Mr Ebere Amaraizu, the Police Public Relations Officer,  in Enugu on Friday.

Amaraizu said the victim, Promise Osakwe, was abducted by unknown persons at his home town in Aninri on October 11.

The deceased body was later found in water tank, without the head, and the private parts.

The suspects from Aninri Local Government Area of Enugu State were nabbed in connection with the crime.

In a related development the police have successfully rescued one Chinenye Onyia of Udi in Enugu State form the grip of kidnappers.

Onyia was earlier reported by the husband as having been allegedly kidnapped by unknown persons on October 16, and was rescued in Gboko, Benue.

The police gathered that the victim had been staying with the said James Terkula in Gboko “on a self arranged kidnapping” under the guise that the husband had not been taking good care of her.


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