Monday, 6 August 2012

Man kills 8-days old daughter for ritual

AN eight-day-old
baby girl, was, weekend,
allegedly killed by her step
father for ritual purposes.
The gory incident took place
in Jesse, Asaba, Delta State.
Already, the suspect, who
confessed that he carried
out the act on the orders of
a spiritualist in Ghana, is
currently in police custody.
State Police Public Relations
Officer, Mr. Charles Muka,
who confirmed the
development in a statement,
yesterday, in Asaba, said:
“One Mrs. Gladys Emafuru,
female, of Okunu village
Jesse, reported that at 15:10
hours, while sleeping with
her eight-day- old baby girl,
the child’s step father (names
withheld) 24 years old,
walked into the apartment
and killed the baby with a
cutlass, opened the stomach
and collected the intestines
and other vital parts.”
Muka added that “the
suspect after collecting the
vital parts of the baby,
concealed them in a black
cellophane bag and was
about escaping to Ghana
when he was caught. He has
confessed committing the
act, saying that it was
demanded for in Ghana.”

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