There was tension and anguish in Edo State ,as the Police announced the discovery 20 corpses at a Ritualists Den in the State.
Edo State Police Command said credible information led it to the horrorful scene where three suspects were arrested.
They are ; Chimaobi Okoewu ‘M’ and Oko Samuel ‘M’ both of Afikpo in Ebonyi and Gideon Sunday ‘M’ of Akwa-Ibom State were arrested while others fled. An intensive effort is ongoing to arrest the other fleeing suspects.
15 mummified male corpses, 3 mummified female corpses and 2 mummified children corpses were discovered at the scene.Confu
The corpse according to a statement were discovered in a building along Asoro slope off Ekenhua road, Uzebu quarters,Benin city. and Operatives of the command immediately swung into action and mobilized to the scene.
” In pursuance of its operational mandate of nipping crimes in the bud, Operatives of the Edo State Police Command today 17/08/2022 unravelled a suspected ritual shrine.