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Police arrest mother for beheading 11-month-old baby in Cross River



 Police arrest mother for beheading 11 month old baby in Cross River

A woman identified as Blessing Eno has been arrested by the police for allegedly beheading her 11-month-old baby.

It was gathered that the incident happened on Tuesday at Ugep in the Yakurr Local Government Area of Cross River State.

The circumstances surrounding the incident could not be immediately ascertained.

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Confirming the incident, the state Police Command Public Relations Officer, SP Irene Ugbo, said the woman had been arrested.

“Investigation is on to ascertain the reason for her action. But what we heard is that she is mentally deranged,” Ugbo said.

“The woman said it was spirit that promised her N100,000 if she could kill her child,” another source stated.

It was gathered that the police prevented a mob from lynching the woman by taking her into custody.

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