August 26, 2022: A 45-year-old METRO guy beheads his uncle’s wife and cooks a body part. baby
Jeremiah Ode, 45, of Igwe Ochekpo in the Benue state local government area (LGA) of Oju has been detained in connection with the suspected brutal murder and beheading of 65-year-old Mrs. Priscilla Adoga, whose head he allegedly used for pepper soup.
The mentally unstable defendant, who was accused of killing his victim while working on her farm, is said to have perpetrated the horrible act.
He was allegedly apprehended by the neighbourhood watch members who went looking for the woman after she was reported missing, while he was consuming a cooked body part from the corpse.
During the suspect’s arraignment before a Chief Magistrate Court, the prosecuting police officer, Inspector Omaye Ujata, informed the court that one Silas Igiri of the Oju LGA had reported the incident to the police after it occurred last Friday.
According to the report, “the accused attacked the victim, his uncle’s wife, with a machete in a farm, where she was working at the time, and murdered her before he beheaded her,” he claimed.
“The accused in his statement confessed to committing the crime,” the prosecutor told the court.
The Chief Magistrate, Mrs. Regina Alagh, ordered that the accused be remanded at the Federal Correctional Centre, Makurdi, and postponed the matter to November 11, 2022. There was no plea offered for lack of juridistion