The Police in Akwa Ibom has apprehended one Joseph James for allegedly killing his four years old daughter, Glory, and throwing the corpse in a stream.
Commissioner of Police in the State, Murtala Mani, represented by the command’s Public Relations Officer, ASP Cordelia Nwawe, made this known at a news conference in Uyo on Wednesday.
“The suspect said something within him pushed him to take his daughter to the stream on the fateful night and got her drowned. Strange voice told him to take the girl to the stream.’’
“I woke from sleep around 4a.m., something told me to take my daughter to the stream where I killed and put her inside the water. I did not know what really happened”, the suspect allegedly said.
The commissioner said the suspect would be arraigned after investigation. James, 30, hails from Ibiaku Ikot Udom in Ibiono Ibom LGA.