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Cross River Teenager Faces Charges For Allegedly Killing 2-Year-Old, Harvesting Organs



In Ikang Town, located within Bakassi Local Government Area of Cross River State, a distressing incident has shaken the community as a teenager is accused of taking the life of a two-year-old boy.

The grim episode unfolded on Friday, April 26, 2024, around 2pm, as depicted in a disturbing video circulating online, showcasing the lifeless body of the toddler discovered in a laundry shop in the area.

According to reports from CrossRiverWatch, the victim’s mother routinely entrusted her son to the care of a neighbor who operated the laundry shop while she attended to her market duties, particularly on Mondays and Fridays. However, tragedy struck on this particular day when the mother returned to collect her child, only to find him missing. Her frantic search led her to the laundry shop, where a harrowing scene awaited son, motionless, amidst a pool of blood.

Eyewitnesses recounted the anguish of the mother’s discovery, with one describing how her cries alerted neighbors who rushed to the scene. Among the unsettling details, a knife was discovered nearby, hinting at the gruesome means by which the child met his untimely end.

The ensuing commotion and the presence of the knife prompted a swift response from the community, leading to a concerted effort to apprehend the suspect. Despite attempts to flee, the teenager was captured before escaping to an undisclosed location.

Subsequent events saw the suspect subjected to intense interrogation and vigilante justice, although the individual remained tight-lipped about the tragic incident. Eventually, law enforcement authorities intervened, with promises of thorough investigation and follow-up.

Local authorities, including the Bakassi Divisional Police Office, confirmed the incident, acknowledging the deployment of police detectives to the scene for the arrest of the suspect and the removal of the victim’s body for further examination.

In response to the appalling incident, community members expressed a collective resolve to prevent such occurrences in the future, emphasizing the importance of collaborative efforts with law enforcement agencies to ensure the safety and well-being of residents.

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