Photo: Man Chops Off Brother’s Hand With Cutlass

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This happened in  Emevor community of Isoko-North Local Government Area of Delta State, after one Mr. Jude Boroh allegedly chopped off the hand of a member of his extended family over land dispute.It was gathered that the incident occurred at about 5pm on Saturday after a meeting involving the parties to demarcate and adjust a family land boundary.

The resolution of the meeting convened to address the land dispute which had been lingering for years, reportedly did not go down well with some members of the family, which resulted in the incident.

The victim, Morgan Ekure, a civil servant with the Delta State Government, who is from the Edivri family, was left bleeding after the incident.A senior member of the Edivri family, Mr. Edward Akure, who confirmed the incident to our correspondent, said the suspect had before the meeting threatened to wreak havoc over the land.

According to him, the meeting had gone peacefully before the suspect surfaced to attack the victim.Akure, who witnessed the incident, noted that previous threats by the suspect against the members of the Edivri family were not taken seriously by the police at Otor-Owhe, Isoko-North, where they had earlier reported.

 

 

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