A teenage girl identified as Happy David was arraigned and charged to court for allegedly clubbing an 85-year-old woman, Gama Jatau, to death in Adamawa state.
According to a report by SaharaReporters, Happy took law into her hands and clubbed the octogenarian to death because she felt that the deceased casted spells on her to slow down her academic progress and also frequently inflict her with diseases.
The incident is reported to have occurred on the 8th of April, 2022, in Tambo village in the Girei Local Government Area of the state. Armed with a stick, David reportedly stormed the residence of the deceased by 1pm on the fateful day and hit her on the head repeatedly.
The victim was later pronounced dead at the Jabbi-Lamba clinic. Happy was apprehended and has been charged to court on a count of murder, an offence contrary to Section 191 of the Penal Code Law of Adamawa 2018.
She pleaded guilty as charged.
In other news, a Nigerian woman sent her housemaid packing for allegedly practicing witchcraft under her roof.
In a video shared online, the woman is seen confronting the housemaid and accusing her of planning evil against her and her household.
According to the woman, she employed the maid barely three weeks ago and have been treating her well, only for her to be repaid with evil.
Although she didn’t disclose what the maid did wrong, the woman asked her if she wasn’t ‘warned’ beforehand that she can’t practice witchcraft in her home because she has a discerning spirit. Watch the video here