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News reports have revealed that a middle aged man has been arrested for allegedly beheading his step mother.

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The suspect identified as Echeno Adakole, has reportedly been arrested by the police in Benue State for allegedly beheading his 50 years old stepmother, Titi Enokela, at their home in Obaganya community, a suburb in Otukpo Local Government Area.

Adakole who has been reported to have had a long standing quarrel with his step mother over his father's property, had laid in wait for Enokela at a family farm settlement, hitting her over the head with a piece of wood before cutting off her head.

The suspect was reportedly apprehended by the children of the deceased who had reportedly found him with the severed head of their mother.

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Adakole has since been arrested and taken to the state Police Headquarters in Makurdi, Benue state for further interrogation.

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