Laleye Dipo in Minna
The police in Minna, Niger State, has confirmed the arrest of two young men believed to be behind the beheading of a young businessman in the Bosso area of the state capital
24-year-old Elkana Sunday and 22-year-old Henry Sunday were apprehended in the Kpakungu area, a suburb of the state capital, last Friday for reportedly beheading Ebuka Eze, a businessman in Bosso area of the state capital.
According to reports, the duo allegedly sneaked into the agro chemical shop of the deceased in Bosso where they were said to have overpowered him and later cut off his head.
The suspects were also said to have escaped with the head of the deceased.
Father of the deceased, Mr. Peter Eze, who confirmed the incident, lamented what he described as â€œthe gruesome murder of my son,â€ saying the incident couldnâ€™t have been an act of God as sympathisers wanted him to accepted.
â€œThis is not an act of God, no! I canâ€™t believe this. It is difficult to attribute this devilish act to the will of God. Why should they kill my son, over what?
â€œThose who killed my son must tell me why they did it and who sent them to carry out this ungodly act. The law must take its cause. My son is very innocent, he has not committed any crime to deserve this wicked act,â€ Peter Eze declared.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Superintendent Abigail Unaeze, when contacted, confirmed the arrest of the suspects.
Unaeze added that the suspects would be charged to court on the conclusion of investigations.