Benue man, who slaughtered own daughter as sacrifice, pictured joyfully strolling into a police station
John Depuun, the Benue man who slaughtered his daughter as a sacrifice after a directive from God, has been captured on camera joyfully walking into a police station.
WuzupNnaija had reported on Wednesday how Depuun snatched the baby from her mother and proceed to a bush where he killed her.
The family had alleged he had mental issues, but Depuun said he carried out the gruesome act in obedience to divine instructions.
However, pictures have emerged of Depuun walking into a police station after he was arrested by policemen attached to the Tse-Agberagba Division.
The alleged murderer was pictured wearing yellow tee-shirt and black shorts. In one, he had his arms raised while in another he was seen strolling into a police post.
Recalled that WuzupNaija had reported that during interrogation, Depuun admitted to killing the baby, but said he did as instructed by God.
“It is my sheep and I decided to sacrifice it to God as demanded of me.I have not laid my hands on anyone’s child and as such, should not be condemned.”
He also denied speculations that he is battling mental illness.
However, his family alleged his change in attitude in recent days. They revealed that he had informed them of his decision to deepen his involvement in the Confraternity of the Most Holy Rosary, a society in the Catholic church.