Obifor after he was arrested
The victim, Goodluck Amechi had his hand cut off by Jeremiah Obifor, who said he thought the boy wanted to steal his fishes.
Police Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana, disclosed on Sunday that on 7 June, 2019 at about 12.20pm, one Doris Isaac of No.6 Ajanaku Street, Okoko reported at Okoko Police Station that on the same date at about 8.20am, her foster son, Goodluck Amechi, 11, was attacked with a matchete by one Jeremiah Obifor, 61.
Elkana said the boy’s right hand was cut off as he was rushed to the hospital.
“The victim was rushed to Igando General Hospital. The suspect alleged that, he saw the victim around his fish pond and thought that he came to steal his fish, that was why he attacked him.
“Investigation is ongoing and the suspect will be charged to Court,” he said.
You may be interested
Former Nigerian head of state, Ernest Shonekan, dies at 85Webby - January 11, 2022
Ernest-Shonekan By Nehru Odeh Chief Ernest Adegunle Oladeinde Shonekan, GCFR, the former head of the Interim National Government that succeeded…
UN Secretary-General formalizes Amina Mohammed’s appointmentWebby - January 11, 2022
The United Nations Secretary-General, Secretary-General António Guterres has officially announced Amina Mohammed of Nigeria as Deputy Secretary-General of the World…
Breaking: Ex-Nigerian interim president Ernest Shonekan is deadWebby - January 11, 2022
Chief Ernest Shonekan, former Head, Interim Government of Nigeria. January 11, (THEWILL) – Chief Ernest Shonekan who headed the Interim…