The Niger State Police command has arrested one Aliyu Mohammed who allegedly cut off his cousin’s manhood for stealing his N3, 500.
The 25-year-old man, a resident of Babana Borgu in New Bussa local government area of Niger State, cut off his cousin’s manhood with a cutlass on refusal to pay up money he stole.
It was learnt that Mohammadu and Ibrahim, who were not in good terms before the incident, engaged in an argument after Mohammed confronted him.
The suspect confessing to the crime, said he had no regrets over his actions, threatening more harm on his cousin’s wife, kids if his money was not returned to him.
“What I need is my N3,500, otherwise I am going to do more harm in the family. I have two wives and two children to cater for and I need my money to look after them.
“And when I confronted him on his way to farm, he told me to go and look for where I kept my money, insisting that I should not disturb him again about the money. I got annoyed and attacked him with my cutlass which resulted to cutting off his manhood.
“My cousin was rude to me after he made away with my N3,500, he fought me, that was why I cut off his genital organ leaving him in pool of blood,” he explained.
The Niger State Police Public Relations Officer, Peter Sunday while confirming the incident, said the suspect was arrested for the crime.
“Ibrahim was rushed to a specialist hospital in Ilorin, Kwara State for treatment and he is currently undergoing treatment”, he added.