November 30, (THEWILL) – Cross River State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of Blessing Eno, a mother of two, who allegedly beheaded her 11-month-old son.
The incident happened in Yonen Community, Ugep, Yakurr Local Government Area of Cross River State and has left many in the community bewildered as the circumstances leading to the dastardly act remain strange.
An eyewitness, who pleaded anonymity disclosed that it was her eight-year-old son, who stumbled on the gory sight of his headless brother and a blood-drenched mother, who raised the alarm that attracted neighbours to the scene of the crime.
The Obol Lopon of Ugep and Paramount Ruler of Yakurr LGA, HRM. Obol Ofem Ubana Eteng, has expressed shock over the tragic incident while calling for calm.
He assured the people that he was certain that the police will handle the matter professionally to a logical conclusion.
Police Public Relations Officer, SP Irene Ugbo, confirmed the incident, adding that it was a homicide case.