The father, identified as John Depuun, allegedly snatched his infant daughter from his wife and took her to a bush in Mbangur, Tse-Agberagba, Konshisha LGA, Benue state, where he killed her.
‘Benue man kills his infant daughter as a ‘sacrifice to God’
The father confessed to the killing, saying he did it as directed by God.
“It is my sheep and I decided to sacrifice it to God as demanded of me.I have not laid my hands on anyone’s child and as such, should not be condemned.”
Family members allege that he is mentally unstable but he has denied that.