A man identified as, John Cornelius, has been arrested in Adamawa state for stabbing the 4-year-old son of his helper.
According to Punch Metro, the young lad, David Emmanuel-Tarfa, was killed by his fathers friend after his dad helped him overnight.
The victim’s father, Stephen, used to be friends, but got separated for several years.
The suspect was said to have visited Jimeta on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 and asked Stephen to allow him pass the night at his house.
The victim’s father, who initially declined the request, later yielded after the suspect promised to leave the following morning.
However, Cornelius, after staying on the second night, allegedly brought out a knife, grabbed Stephen’s son, David, and stabbed him multiple times in the neck.
The state Police Public Relations, Suleiman Yahaya, said Cornelius had been arrested, adding that the state Commissioner of Police, Audu Madaki, had ordered investigation into the incident.