Ritualists on the Rampage in Plateau State

nigeria-police-logoBarely a week after the brutal killings of two people in Jos, Plateau State, with parts of their body severed for rituals, another body of a woman was found in the town on Saturday, with both eyes and private part removed.

The victim, who was in her early twenties was attacked at Jenta Magoro part of Jos North Local Government Area of the state at about 10:30 p.m. and was killed in a barbaric manner, with her body thrown into the canal in the area, after removing parts of her body.

A resident of the community, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the body of the woman was found close to the canal in the morning and identified to be one of the residents of the area, adding that attack on innocent people, especially in the night, had become a daily occurrence in the area.

About a week ago, the state police command intercepted a human head and the headless corpse of a male adult cut into parts and concealed in a Ghana must go bag. Addressing newsmen in Jos, the state Commissioner of Police, Mr Chris Olakpe, had disclosed that a man who preferred to remain anonymous, reported to the police that he discovered a Ghana must go bag containing the head of the unidentified person abandoned beside the road, opposite his house.

According to him, detectives from ‘A’ Division police station also recovered the headless corpse of a male adult cut into parts in a Ghana must go bag in front of Oyin Enterprises, on Tafawa Balewa road, Jos adding that the parts and the body were later identified to be body of one Abraham Adukuchili Aka of Farin Gada road, Jos. Also, the police in the state, last week, raided an abode in Mangu Local Government Area of the state and recovered five human heads and amunition on the ceiling of a Fulani leader.

Source: Tribune

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