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Edo Police Discovers Ritualist Den With 20 Mortified Bodies

The Edo State Police Command has discovered a ritualist den with 20 mortified corpses in Benin City, the Edo State capital.

ASP Jennifer Iwegbu, the Spokesperson of the command who revealed this in a statement on Wednesday, August 17, said credible information led to the discovery of the corpses in the building along Asoro Slope off Ekenwan Road, Uzebu Quarters in Benin City.

Operatives of the Command immediately mobilized, stormed the scene, and arrested three suspects while others fled.

The statement read, “In pursuance of its operational mandate of nipping crimes in the bud, Operatives of the Edo State Police Command 17/08/2022 unraveled a suspected ritual shrine. Following credible information at the Command’s disposal, some corpses were discovered in a building along Asoro slope off Ekenhua road, Uzebu quarters, Benin city. Operatives of the command immediately swung into action and mobilized to the scene

“At the scene, 3 suspects, 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.

“To this end, the Edo State Commissioner of Police, CP Abutu Yaro, fdc, has directed the Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of state CID to carry out a discreet investigation to unravel the circumstances surrounding the discovered corpses and therefore enjoins the general public to be calm as the command will continue to ensure the safety of all law-abiding citizens and those residing in Edo state”.

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