By Dilian Welleng in Yaounde
A 19-year-old boy identified as Nji Blaise slaughtered his nine-year-old brother for the sum of 182 million, sources have confirmed.
He carried out this act February 16, 2020 with the aid of his friend identified as Awa.
Blaise was presented to the press February 21 in Douala by the judicial police.
According to sources, the two boys plagued by boredom in their bedroom always spent their time on the internet.
Awa and Blaise launched the search “how to make money”.
The search then led them to a man who made them a huge proposal: “Bring back the corpse of a child under 10 years old in three days for the sum of 300,000 (182,201,777 FCFA)” sources further revealed.
According to reports, if the boys did not provide the corpse of a child below 10 years in three days, they will all die.
The two friends accepted the proposal. Blaise opted to kill his 9-year-old brother. They both agreed to take quick action because of the time limit and the consequence if they did not deliver on time.
On the night of February 16, 2020, they led the little boy to bush a Yassa a locality in Douala and cut off his throat with a 16 cm blade, sources disclosed.
To their greatest surprise, after performing the act, the number of their sponsor was no longer available.
Shocked and confused with this situation, reports indicate that both friends ran a way living the 9-year-old boy at the mercy of death.
Fortunately the boy did not die. Sources disclosed that he still had the strength to move out of the bush.
He then met a group of women who brought the case to the chief and he was immediately ferried to the hospital,
The survivor, after first aid, recounted his ordeal. The doctor immediately informed the judicial police.
The police investigated and finally arrested Blaise. His accomplice, Awa, is still on the run.