A 61 years old man identified as Jeremiah Obifor has cut off the hand of a 11 year old boy identified as Goodluck Amechi, in Okokomaiko area of Lagos state.
According to Report, The elderly man saw the boy around his fish pond and thought that he came there to steal and attacked him.
He was then arrested by men of the Nigerian police in the state and is currently under the custody of the police and will soon be charged to Court.
A statement released by the Lagos state police command to its spokesperson, Bala Elkana, revealed that a certain on Friday June 7th, a lady identified as Doris Isaac of No. 6 Ajanaku Street, Okoko reported at Okoko Police Station that on the same date at about 8.20am, her foster son, Goodluck was attacked with a matchet by one Jeremiah and cut off his right hand.