[PHOTO] “We Beheaded Our Brother For Making Us Poor Through Witchcraft,” – Suspects
Two brothers, Akaninyene and Ime Enyeokpon, have been arrested by the Akwa Ibom State Police Command for allegedly murdering one of their brothers, Friday Enyeokpon, over witchcraft allegation.
According to Punchng, the victim, who lived in the same address as the suspects, had gone to the bush to check his traps when he was allegedly waylaid and attacked with a machete by his two brothers.
The Commissioner of Police in the state, Adeyemi Ogunjemilusi, that the suspects, after killing their brother, beheaded him, buried his head in the sand and abandoned his torso in the bush.
Ogunjemilusi added that the suspects confessed to committing the crime, although maintaining that their brother used his witchcraft to manipulate their destinies by rendering them poor.
“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,” Ogunjemilusi said