2 Men Paid N2000 To Murder 85-Year-Old Man Accused Of Being A Wizard
Two young men has been arrested by the Adamawa state police command for murdering an 85-year-old man, HGS Media Plus report.
The suspects are identified as Gayawan Danzaria aged 22 and Thankgod Obadia aged 18 both from Shimba in Dumne Development Area, Song Local Government Area of the state.
It was gathered that the suspects were contracted by a woman to murder the deceased who she accused of being a wizard and casting a spell on her son.
The suspects was said to have charged the woman N5000 to do the job but the woman paid N2000 to pay the balance of N3000 when the job is done.
It was gathered that the suspects stormed the deceased house at 10:000am with an axe and hit him mercilessly on his forehead killing him on the spot.
Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the state police command, SP Suleiman Yahaya Nguroje, said that the suspects are now in police custody and that efforts are being made to apprehend the woman who contracted them.