The Nigeria Police, Delta state command has arrested a father who killed his one year and 8 months old son on the guise of a dream where he saw a man telling him to kill the boy in order to become rich. Upon getting the information from his wife, the Police swiftly stepped in and arrested the man, NAOSNP reports.
Mrs Success Oduwa ‘f’ age 24yrs of Peanuts junction, Obeh in Edo State, had discovered that she has not seen their child since the morning of Friday June 24. She started troubling the husband as to the whereabout of the child. The husband told her that the child is with his sister in Warri. But on getting to Warri, she discovered that the husband was lying to her, hence her suspicion.
In a press release e-signed and released by the Delta Police PRO, DSP Edafe Bright continued: ‘She reported to the Commander, Quick Response Squad, that she is suspecting her husband named, Volt Blessing Gabriel (m) age 33yrs of same address, to have killed their child named Godspower Gabriel (m) aged one year and eight months for ritual purposes. The Commander RRS detailed operatives who swung into action, arrested the husband and handed him over to the DPO ‘A’ Division Warri for further investigation.
Upon interrogation, suspect confessed to have murdered the said child at Ewabogun bush by catholic road, Benin city using hand saw to cut off the head and buried it by a palm tree in the bush and threw away the headless body of the child.’
‘The suspect also stated that he actually killed the child, because of a dream he had, where he saw a man who told him that, if he kills the child, and use the child’s blood to rub his head, he will become rich. Suspect is in custody’, NAOSNP gathered.