“It was a spirit that told me to go and kill her” – 14-year-old housemaid narrates how she murdered her madam

“It was a spirit that told me to go and kill her” – 14-year-old housemaid narrates how she murdered her madam

The Edo State Police Command on Friday, paraded a 14-year-previous lady, who allegedly killed her septugenarian madam in Benin, Edo State by smashing her head with a stone.  

Anna Amos, a secondary faculty pupil was arrested by the police on Tuesday, for the homicide of 71-year-previous Hellen Adodo, whom she had lived with since March, 2018, as a home-maid.

Anna, from Abuja, gave the step-by-step description of how she dedicated the homicide, when she was paraded alongside 101 different felony suspects arrested by the police. 

{The teenager} who was in tears all thorough the interval, narrated how her sufferer had handled her pretty all of the years she lived with her.

She nevertheless blamed her dastardly act on affect of unseen voodoo spirit which possessed her.

In accordance to the suspect, within the morning of that fateful day, she boiled water for the deceased to bathe, after which she served her her meal, earlier than she killed her.

“After that?, I packed the soiled plates outdoors to wash them. As I opened the door and stepped on the varanda, one thing simply got here into my physique as if possessing me. I now not know what I was doing and I deserted the plates? I was supposed to wash. I stood on the stone, and later took it, went inside with it and hit it on her head,” she narrated.

“I have no idea what entered my physique. It was a spirit. It told me to go and kill her. She didn’t offend me.” she added. 

The deceased was initially reported to have died after her head was smashed with a stone by unknown individuals who allegedly sneaked into her residence on Guobadia Road, in Benin, at about 7am. The assailants suposedly blindfolded the teenage suspect earlier than killing the septuagenarian.

When requested why she earlier mentioned some individuals got here into their home, gagged her mouth earlier than smashing the pinnacle of the late lady, Anna blamed her dastardly act on affect of unseen voodoo spirit which possessed her.

“The factor that entered into me was controlling me, it told me that if I expose it, it would kill me.”

She later confessed her crime to the son of the deceased, who handed her to the police operatives.

A clip obtained by journalists on Wednesday confirmed {the teenager} confessing to the crime within the presence of some residents within the space.

The State Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Chidi Nwabuzor, had said that the Command obtained a misery name over the matter at about 8:30 am.

Nwabuzor additionally disclosed that the case had been transferred to the State Prison Investigation and Intelligence Division for additional investigation.

“At about 8:30 am, the Divisional Police Officer of New Etete Police Station obtained a misery name that the girl in query was murdered. The DPO went there and discovered her lifeless physique in her home in a pool of blood from the pinnacle area and a stone shut to the physique. The (misery) caller mentioned that two males got here into the residence, murdered the girl and went away. The DPO went there with operatives solely to discover the physique on the bottom in a pool of blood from the pinnacle area.

Then on investigation, it was revealed right this moment that a lady who was staying with her, named Anna Amos, who got here from the North with the assistance of the daughter of the late lady, was the one that killed the girl.

“Confession was made by this Anna Amos that she really killed the girl. Anna Amos is 14 years previous and by legislation, she continues to be a minor. However we are going to do all we will to see what we will do. We is not going to depend on the confession of that lady as a result of she won’t be the one accountable for the killing of that lady. In accordance to investigation, the girl has been going via a lot of challenges with her well being and earlier than her loss of life, she was down with a stroke. Maybe anyone else did and requested this little lady to personal up because the wrongdoer. So, investigation in ongoing. We’ll attempt our greatest to unravel the scenario and the report might be made public,” Nwabuzor mentioned.


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