Nigerian Man Arrested For Killing Cousin Who Killed Him In A Dream In Abakaliki, Ebonyi State
April 29, 2013 – Nigerian Man Arrested For Killing Cousin Who Killed Him In A Dream In Abakaliki, Ebonyi State
A Nigerian has been arrested in Abakaliki, capital of the eastern state of Ebonyi over the murder of a 25 year old man, his cousin.
The police claimed the arrested suspect killed his cousin, identified as Chukwudalu Omege because he claimed Omege killed him in his dream
According to the police PRO in the state, Sylvester Igbo, the suspect claimed he dreamt twice overnight.
In the first dream, he saw three men trying to kill him, but he could not make out their faces. He even knelt down, according to his police statement, and asked God to not to allow his death.
Then he went back to sleep and dreamt again. This time, he claimed he saw the faces of dream killers, one of whom was ‘Omege’. The suspect decided to kill his cousin first before the dream became a reality.
Igbo said after the arrested suspect stabbed his cousin, the cousin was rushed to the Federal Teaching Hospital in Abakaliki. He died Saturday.
Igbo also announced the murder of Innocent Onu by a 40-year-old relation of his in Uburu, Ohaozara LGA of the state.
He said the suspect had a bitter quarrel with Onu and other relatives on Saturday over his decision to tip laterite on a ground where the family had planned to use for a wedding reception on Sunday.
“After persuasion, he agreed to relocate the laterite but when the family members gathered to finalise the arrangements for the wedding reception, he brandished a gun and shot Onu,’’ he said.
He said that the suspect immediately escaped into the bush while a manhunt had been mounted by the Ohaozara Police Division.
[Culled from PM News]