Okoko area of Lagos, southwest Nigeria a 61 year-old-man named Jeremiah Obifor, cut off the hand of an 11 –year-old boy named Goodluck Amechi, because he alleged the boy wanted to steal his fish from his fish pond.
Doris Isaac reported to the police station on the same day that her foster son, Goodluck Amechi was attacked with a machete by Jeremiah Obifor.
According to the police public relation officer, Bala Elkana, the boy’s right hand was cut off as he was rushed to Igando general hospital.
”The 61 year-old man alleged that, he saw the 11-year-old boy around his fish pond and thought he came to steal his fish, that was why he cut off his hand.
“Investigation is going on and the suspect will be charged to court” he said.
BY: FIRDAUSI MUSA DANTSOHO