The Edo State Police Command has captured a 14-year-old youngster, Anna Amos, for the murder of 71-year-old lady in Benin.
As per Punch Metro, Amos had been living with the old lady distinguished as Helen Adodo, and answered to have been sick since the start of the year.
Unidentified people had allegedly sneaked into the living arrangement of the late Adodo at around 7am on Tuesday.
They were said to have blindfolded Amos before slaughtering the septuagenarian.
The episode pulled in inhabitants and sympathizers, some of whom howled as they saw the inert body of the casualty.
A man, associated to be the child with the expired, communicated stun over his late mother’s demise, including that she didn’t have a conflict with anybody in the area.
However, a clasp gotten by our reporter on Wednesday demonstrated the young person admitting to the wrongdoing within the sight of a few inhabitants in the zone.
In the clasp, Amos asserted that she was controlled by a “soul,” including that she didn’t know the circumstances the perished was hit with the stone as she didn’t realize what came over her.
The youngster, in any case, noticed that the expired did not insult her.
“When I took some plates outside, I took a broom and swept the ground. I stood on the stone and looked up and down. After I did that, something entered my body. I stood on a stone again and looked up and down.
“I took the stone to the veranda and sat on it. Later, I entered the room and did not know when I hit her head with the stone. I did not know what came over me. It was a spirit. It told me to kill her. She did not offend me.”
The Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Chidi Nwabuzor, expressed that the charge got a trouble bring over the issue around 8.30am.
Nwabuzor likewise unveiled that the case had been exchanged to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department.
“The (distress) caller said that two men came into the residence, murdered the woman and went away.
“However, it was revealed today (Wednesday) that a girl who was staying with her, Anna Amos, was the one that killed the woman. The Anna Amos has confessed that she killed the woman.
“Anna Amos is 14 years old and by law, she is still a minor. But we will do all we can to get to the root of this matter. We will not rely on the confession of that girl because it may not be the girl that is responsible for the killing of that woman.
“Perhaps somebody else did (killed her) and asked this little girl to own up as the culprit. Investigation is ongoing.”