By Udeagbala Chinenye
LAGOS — One Mr Peter Uchetu has been arrested for assaulting a deaf and dumb teenager, who he matcheted in the early hours of yesterday, at his residence in Ojo Barracks, Lagos State.

The 50-year-old Idoma, Benue State born, allegedly inflicted machete cut on the unnamed deaf and dumb teenager at about 3 a.m.

It was gathered that he noticed movements close to is apartment and when he came out, he saw the deaf and dumb teenager sleeping at his doorstep.

The scream of the agonised deaf and dumb boy, was what drew neigbhours’ attention at the early hours of the day.

The quick intervention of neighbours save the young disabled boy.

It was gathered that Uchetu said he thought the boy was an armed robber and that he only tried to secure his life.

Uchetu, a commercial motorcycle rider in the barracks, Vanguard, gathered was taken to Onireke police station, Ojo barracks.


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