Two Killed Brother For Rendering Them Poor

Two Killed Brother For Rendering Them Poor

Two brothers have been arrested by the operatives of the Nigeria Police, Akwa Ibom State Command for killing their own brother, Friday Enyeokpon, over witchcraft allegation.

Th suspects, Akaninyene and Ime Enyeokpon conspired and murdered the victim who was said to have gone to the bush to check his traps when he was allegedly waylaid and attacked with machete.

According to the Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr. Adeyemi Ogunjemilusi, in Uyo said that the suspects confessed to killing their brother, beheaded him, buried his head in the sand and abandoned his body in the bush.

The Police Commissioner added that the suspects told the police that their brother used his witchcraft to rendering them poor.

“The deceased, one Friday Enyeokpon ‘M’ of Ikot Abasi Asutan Village in Ibesikpo Asutan Local Government Area, left his house and went to the bush to check his traps and while still in the bush, the suspects, one Akaninyene Enyeokpon ‘M’, and Ime Enyeokpon ‘M,’ both of same address, emerged from their hideouts, unlawfully killed the deceased, beheaded the deceased, buried the deceased’s head and abandoned the lifeless body in the bush.

“During interrogations, the suspects confessed to the crime, noting that the deceased bewitched them with witchcraft and caused their misfortunes in life.

“The deceased’s head was exhumed and deposited in the mortuary and two machetes used by the suspects in the murder of the deceased were recovered,” the police said.


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