Pandemonium broke out in Utonko, a suburb of Ado in Benue State after a man simply identified as Raphael Agazi beheaded his neighbour over land dispute.
It was gathered that the suspect, simply identified as Raphael Agazi and the victim, Ajah Asim have been warring over a piece of land.
War broke out between the two farmers on Monday in the farm as the suspect cut off his victim’s head, buried his half body in a grave in the disputed land and fled.
Nemesis caught up with him while trying to escape with the man’s head inside a sack bag.
The suspect was arrested and taken to the Otukpo Police area Command, along Enugu road where he is facing interrogation.
Residents of the community have literaily turned the police station to Mecca.
When our reporter contacted the Police PRO in the state, he confirmed the luciferious incident, adding that investigation is ongoing.
“Yes, the suspect is currently in the Otukpo area command where he is facing interrogation. He is a native of Oju while his victim hailed from Ado LGA, both Igede speaking part of the state,” he said.
During interogation, the suspect admitted that both of then have been fighting over a piece of land.
He said fight broke out between them this morning and he cut off his head.
Asked what he wanted to do with the head, the yet-to-be-identified man said he wanted to used it for rituals.