A middle-aged man recognized as Ordue Akume has been tortured to demise over a lacking goat in Benue state.
The incident occurred at Lessel group, in Ushongo Native Authorities Space of the state on Tuesday, February 23.
It was gathered that the youngest sibling of the deceased allegedly reported to the youths locally that his goat was lacking.
Throughout investigation, they determined to seek the advice of an oracle, who revealed to them that it was the deceased that stole the goat.
The deceased nonetheless denied the the allegation however in a bid to make sure that he admitted and return the stated goat, the suspects continued with all types of torture regardless of pleas by neighbours and passers by to halt the torture.
When it turned apparent to them that he couldn’t survive, they moved and dumped him at a personal clinic the place he handed away.
Reacting to the barbaric act, Ushongo Council chairman, Hon. Asawa, ordered the fast arrest and prosecution of the six males who tortured the person to demise.
Asawa additionally visited the clinic the place the corpse was deserted and moved it to Normal Hospital, Lessel morgue for additional needed motion.
In the meantime, the six suspects are at present in police custody.