Residents of Summit Junction in Asaba area of Delta State were stunned on Wednesday when they woke up to the corpse of a yet-to-be-identified young girl dumped along the Asaba-Benin expressway with her vital organs removed.
Though, the corpse was said have been removed by the police patrol team from the police headquarters in Asaba, an eyewitness, Rosemary Ideh, said her breast and private organs were removed by her killers.
She said suspected ritualists may have dumped her corpse on the express way after allegedly killing and removing what they wanted from her body.
The development literally paralyzed commercial activities around the Summit Junction motor park as many people thronged the scene to catch a glimpse of the incident.
Confirming the incident to newsmen in Asaba on Wednesday, the Commissioner of Police in the state, Mustafa Muhammad, said investigation was ongoing with a view to arresting those behind her murder.
He said, “Our men on patrol stumbled on a crowd of people around Summit Junction Asaba Benin expressway and on findings, discovered the corpse of a female dumped on the road with her breast removed and other parts in her body, they took the corpse to the FMC Asaba mortuary for further investigation.”
CP Mustafa Muhammad, who also paraded four suspected killers of the 300-level DELSU Mass Communications Student, Elozino Ogege, disclosed that the suspects will be charged to court soon on completion of further investigation
He said” Now that the suspects have made useful statements to the police, except for one of them who slumped and died, the four suspects will now be charged to court including the herbalist who have been economical with revelations and be calling God.”