POLICE RAID RITUALIST DEN WITH 20 MUMMIFIED BODIES
In pursuance of its operational mandate of nipping crimes in the bud, Operatives of the Edo State Police Command yesterday 17 August 2022 unravelled a suspected ritual shrine.
Following credible information at the Command’s disposal that 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 (Male) and Oko Samuel (Male) 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.