Beheads his father and eats the neck (Graphic photo)

Beheads his father and eats the neck (Graphic photo)
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Nigeria – The Ebonyi State Police Command, yesterday, paraded a 30-year-old Nwode Chukwudi Awam, for beheading his father, Michael Awam, 56, and eating the victim’s neck at Egwudinagu Obegu village in Ebonyi Local Government Area of the state.

The State Police Public Relations Officer, Assistant Superintendent of Police Chris Anyanwu, said: ‘The Ebonyi State Command has arrested Nwode Chukwudi, 30, who hails from Egwudinagu Obegu village in Ebonyi Local Government Area for beheading his biological father.

‘The remains of the victim were deposited at the Federal Teaching Hospital, FETHA, mortuary for autopsy.

‘When the police went for him, he was waving the machete which he used to cut his father’s head and threatening to kill anybody that gets close to him. He was overpowered all the same.

‘He ate the neck’

‘He was seen eating the entire stub of the neck. So when you look at the exhibit, the head doesn’t have the neck even though he did the beheading from the base of the shoulder. You will not see the part of the body that is supposed to be the neck; he ate it up.

‘We can say that it is not unconnected with ritual because it does appear that he may have been asked to do such a thing.