Man beheads step-mother in Benue

 A middle-aged man, Echeno Adakole, on Wednesday beheaded his 50-year-old step-mother, Titi Enokela, in a gruesome manner at Obaganya, Otukpo LGA in Benue state..

It was gathered that the suspected allegedly trailed his victim to the farm and hit her with a piece of wood and cut off her head. He thereafter wrapped it with the dead woman’s cloth and put it in a polyethylene bag.

According to the source, “family members noticed that the woman had not returned from the farm and it was getting dark. Her children and other family members went looking for her; they found her headless body tucked away in a corner of the family farm.

“They all raced back home wailing and crying for help, only to discover the severed head of the woman with her step-son, who was acting strange and making moves to flee from home.”

The quick intervention of the police saved the suspect from being stoned to death by angry mob.

Vanguard learnt that “As a result of tension in the community, the Police Area Command hurriedly moved the suspect out of the area to the State Command Headquarters in Makurdi,” he added.

When contacted, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Assistant Superintendent Moses Yamu, confirmed the story, saying the command was still investigating the matter.

A middle-aged man, Echeno Adakole, on Wednesday beheaded his 50-year-old step-mother, Titi Enokela, in a gruesome manner at Obaganya 
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