In a chilling case of bizarre murder, a mentally challenged man has been arrested in the Volta Region of Ghana for dismembering a 70-year-old farmer.
According to Starr FM, the heinous act was completely unprovoked.
“The culprit, a 56-year-old Emmanuel Kadidze, was said to have murdered Samuel Okiti in the early hours of Tuesday, when he was on his way to his farm.Here’s what Nkansah told the press:
The assemblyman of the area, Andrews Nkansah told Starrfmonline.com that he was on his way to school when he heard wailings from residents and upon reaching the scene, he was met by a farmer who had witnessed the mentally deranged man severed the head and two hands of the 70-year-old farmer and started chasing after the onlooker, who had run towards the township to save his life.”
“After the heinous crime, the culprit was seen roaming the town with the head of the victim, it took the intervention of construction workers on the Hohoe-Kenyasi road to apprehend the culprit who was later handed over to the Hohoe Police.”See the graphic photo here. Warning: viewer discretion is advised.
The mentally challenged man Kadidze is reportedly married with 5 children and has been battling mental health issues lately. Starr FM adds that he had been taken to different prayer camps for healing, until the tragic incident.
Meanwhile, the police said they have commenced investigation into the murder, while the remains of the deceased have been deposited in a morgue.