According to police spokesman Jacob Levine, Caius Longinus stated thus ” I am the main killer of Jesus Christ. That the weapon I carried is the “Holy Lance” that pierced Christ in his side during the Crucifixion. Above all, i am a Roman soldier who killed Jesus Christ. I killed him because he was an enemy of Rome. I realized too late that Christ is the Messiah”
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The man also claimed that God tormented and tortured him for almost 2000 years. This was done to punish him for his crime as killer or Jesus Christ. “I suffered centuries of divine punishment. I have been killed and resurrected thousands of times. I turned myself in to police because that is the only way God said he would free me from punishment. My crime is that I am the killer of Jesus Christ”. He said.
THE POLICE POSITION.
The Jerusalem District Police believes the man might suffer from schizophrenia or similar mental issue. The district police are asking the public for help in identifying him. He measures 1m74 and weights 64 kilograms. He has brown hair and brown eyes and speaks Latin perfectly. He also has the letters “SPQR” tattoed on his left arm.
Chief of police Roni Alsheich said that the man was not filled in any Israeli mental institutions. Besides, he might be a foreigner.
Longinus is a Biblical figure in Christianity. He was described in Christian tradition as the Roman soldier who pierced Jesus in his side with a lance. He used the “Holy Lance” and pierced Jesus Christ during the Crucifixion.
His name isn’t clearly stated in the Bible. Moreover, the different Christian traditions have developed several stories around him. He is traditionally venerated as a saint. He was also martyr by the Roman Catholic Church, Eastern Orthodox Church, and several other Christian communions, even though very little is known about him.