A man has been handcuffed by police in Benue State of Nigeria. After the killing of his 9-month-old daughter yesterday in Mbangur, Benue State. He confessed that he had done it as a sacrifice to God.
It was learned that the suspect identified as John Depuun. who forcefully take away his baby from his wife. And take her to a bush where he had killed her. He was later arrested by the police attached to the Tse-Agberagba division.
During the interrogation, Depuun admitted to killing the baby, but said that he did so in accordance with God’s instructions. According to him: “These are my sheep and I decided to sacrifice them to God as requested. I did not get my hands on anyone’s son. And as such I should not be condemned.” He also denied the speculation that he is fighting mental illness.
However, his family has alleged his attitude change in recent days. They revealed that he had informed them of his decision to deepen his participation in the Society of the Most Holy Rosary, a society of the Catholic Church.