Suspected ritualists have reportedly hacked a middle-aged woman to death just as her body parts were also removed.
The Tribune gathered that the corpse of the woman was later dumped along with Kanikoko community in the Kaiama local government area, Kwara North senatorial district.
The spokesperson of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Babawale Afolabi, who confirmed the incident, said that the deceased had earlier been declared missing before her corpse was discovered.
“On Thursday, June 10, 2021, at about 12:30hrs, one Hassana Mohammed (f) of Yarugaba compound Kaiama was murdered and her dead body dumped along Kanikoko road, Kaiama, by some suspected ritualists.
“The deceased was not found at home and she was not picking her phone. Security agencies were alerted and the vigilantes began a search for the girl. She was found dead along Kanikoko road, Kaiama.”
“Upon medical examination, it was discovered that her vagina and breasts were removed by suspected ritualists,” he said.
The Civil Defence official also said that the deceased had been buried on Friday morning after the necessary examination, adding that investigation was already going on to unravel the perpetrators. (Nigerian Tribune)