Thursday, 26 July 2012

Two men Arrested for beheading a 7-year-old boy for ritual purposes (photos)

Officials of the State Security Services (SSS), on Wednesday, paraded two men who allegedly beheaded a 7-year-old boy and attempted to sell the head.
John Yakubu, 25, and Ishaya Dakulung, 30, were arrested along A.Y.A Junction of Asokoro District, Abuja, following a tip off. Both men confessed to the crime.One of them claimed he wanted to surprise his girl friend that he could make it in life after she left him because he was not having money to take good care of her...... 
Dakulung told journalists that he contacted Yakubu and offered him N250, 000 to get a fresh human head after he was approached by an unnamed person who was wanted it for ritual purposes.
Yakubu said he went back to his village, Angwa Galadima, in Nasarawa State, where he lured his neighbour’s child, 7-year-old Samu Danjuma, to a stream with a bread worth N20.
There, he beheaded the boy and dumped his body in the stream; and returned to Abuja where he handed over the head to Dakulung.
Luck, however, ran out for the suspects when they were accosted and arrested in Abuja by men of the FCT State Security Services, who swung into action following a tip-off.
Ibrahim Halilu, the Assistant Director, Operations for FCT SSS, said the suspects would be charged to court as soon as the investigation is completed.

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