AKURE – A 42 year-old man, ldowu Benson has been arrested by the operatives of Ondo State Police Command  for allegedly choping-off two fingers of his wife for the purposes of money rituals.

The incident occurred at Oba-Ile, Akure North Local Government area of Ondo State. Idowu, who was said to have pretended to an assassin, wore a mask during the attack.

Confirming the report, PPRO, Ondo Police Command, Femi Joseph said that the suspect was arrested by the police through his handset that dropped from his pocket during the operation.

“After the attack and having fled with the fingers of his wife, the suspect later returned to the house and was reportedly searching for his telephone,” he said.

The PPRO said the husband blamed devil for the act and however denied using the chopped fingers for money ritual.

According to Joseph, the suspect was yet to confess where he kept the two fingers of his wife.

He (the suspect) has not confessed to police detectives where he kept the fingers or what he had done with them. He kept saying it was not cut off for money ritual,” he added.

The Ondo police image maker, however, assured that the circumstances surrounding the attack would be unraveled as police detectives were already on it.

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