The police have confirmed that a man chopped off the hand of a member of his extended family over land dispute in the state.

The suspect, Jude Boroh allegedly attacked Morgan Ekure, a state civil servant with with a cutlass.

Spokesperson of the Delta State Police Command, SP Celestina Kalu, confirmed the ugly incident which happened in Emevor, Isoko North area of the state. What led to this madness?

It was said that the incident occurred around 5pm after a meeting of an extended family to demarcate and adjust a land boundary. According to Punch, the resolution of the meeting between Edivri and Othiro families did not please some members of the Othiro family.

A member of the Edivri family, Mr Edward Akure said the suspect had before the meeting threatened to eliminate members of the [Edivri] family over the land.

According to him, the meeting had gone peacefully, before the suspect attacked the victim…

Source : Online


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