Men of the Plateau State Police Command have arrested a 40-
year-old man, Surulere Raphael, for cutting off his daughter’s
finger on allegation that she stole his money.
Mr Raphael was paraded on Friday at the police headquarters
alongside one Ponjue Domsing, who was alleged to have killed
his father, Mr. Domsing, for not buying him a motorcycle as
Raphael said he cut off his daughter’s finger because she stole
his N1,500 and meat from her mother’s pot of soup. The girl’s
severed finger has, however, been recovered as an exhibit,
while the girl is being treated in the hospital.
The state Commissioner of Police, Nasiru Oki, said the suspects
would be charged to court for culpable homicide and criminal
“The Plateau State Police Command, in its resolve to
rid the state of crime and criminal activities, has
arrested some murder suspects and other individuals
for various offences ranging from criminal conspiracy
to armed robbery and car snatching.
May 2, 2015, at Doruwa Vwang village in Shendam
Local Government Area of the state, one Ponjue
Domsing killed his father, Mr. Domsing, for refusing to
buy a motorcycle for him as promised. The
investigation has been completed and the suspect will
soon appear in court when court resumes from strike.
Also on May 4, 2015, there was a report from Bukuru
Division that one Christopher Vincent was stabbed to
death by Mondam Pam and dumped his body by the
roadside along Zawan Road. Detectives arrested the
deceased’s girlfriend, Magdaline Fidelis, and upon
interrogation, she confessed that the deceased was
killed by Monday Pam over misunderstanding between
them in her house.”