The police in Adamawa state has arrested a 48-year-old native physician recognized as Ezekiel Buba, for allegedly killing a mentally challenged man recognized as Alamisa, delivered to him for remedy at Gombiyel in Shelleng Native Authorities Space of the state.
Buba who was paraded earlier than newsmen by the police on Thursday, March 23, accused a demon of slaughtering the deceased. He acknowledged that the deceased, who was affected by psychological sickness and epilepsy, was delivered to him by his elder brother, Yahaya Musa of Kambillam in firm of different members of the family for remedy. Buba mentioned he earlier examined the deceased and discovered that he was mentally derailed, however that he had no chickens at the moment to slaughter to supply sacrifice for the person to get nicely.
\”I often slaughter chickens for sacrifice to a blood demon with a view to forestall it from tourching anyone. Failure to make sacrifice to the demon, a affected person can\’t get nicely\”.Buba mentioned
He went on to state that whereas performing some rituals with a gown at his yard, the demon descended in a whirlwind with knives tied on his leg and slit the throat of the affected person.
\” I noticed the demon within the whirlwind however earlier than I may attain the place the affected person is mendacity down to guard him, the demon over took me and slaughtered him. Initially, the demon had warned me and demanded that I ought to slaughter chickens and provide sacrifice of blood. I used to be ready for market day to purchase the chickens for sacrifice as demanded.\’\’he mentioned
He added that the members of the family of the deceased didn\’t see the demon whereas coming all the way down to the scene to kill Alamisa, saying that he was the one one who sighted it and rushed in to forestall it however to no avail. Based on him, he usually communicates with the demon which he inherited from his grandmother when asleep within the night time in Koma Damti dialect in Jada LGA, saying that he has been utilizing it to deal with folks with a view to earn a dwelling.
On his half, an elder brother of the deceased, Yahaya Musa, blamed the native physician for murdering his brother, saying that he was the one who slaughtered his brother and eliminated his throat.
Confirming the incident, the spokesman of the state police command, SP Suleiman Yahaya Nguroje, mentioned that the suspect was apprehended in connection to the crime and is being investigated.