Operatives of the Bayelsa State Police Command have recovered a decayed corpse of a woman suspected to have been killed for ritual purposes.
The unknown female corpse was found at School to Land Project, Edepie, Yenagoa on Thursday, March 4, 2021, at about 08:30 am.
Asinim Butswat, spokesperson of the command, who confirmed the incident said the woman’s vitals organs were missing.
“Preliminary investigation reveals that vital organs such as eyes, ears, nose and tongue were removed allegedly for rituals purpose”
The corpse has been evacuated and deposited at the Federal Medical Centre’s mortuary for autopsy.
“The Commissioner of Police Bayelsa State Command, CP Mike Okoli, has ordered detectives to fish out the culprits. And the investigation is ongoing.” he added.