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Thursday, 21 September 2017

Police apprehend ritualist in Enugu

Tension has gripped residents within Enugu firmament along Enugu-Port Harcourt Expressway and beyond when on ,Monday evening, three decomposed bodies were exhumed from a building site at Ugwuaji area of Enugu metropolis.
The corpses were buried inside the foundation of the building suspected to be a church under construction and totally covered with concrete.

It was gathered that construction of the building whose owner could not be immediately ascertained, commenced recently and was at the foundation stage before the gory discovery Monday.
Unconfirmed sources said one of the workers at the site, who heard about the burial of the deceased inside the foundation before it was concretized, alerted security operatives about the evil act.
Policemen were said to have after receiving the tip-off mobilized some labourers who dug the foundation open  and discovered the corpses.
The discovery attracted several  passersby and motorists plying the road to the scene. They expressed rude shock at the discovery and called on security agents to do everything possible to fish out the perpetrators of the act, who they suspected could be ritualists.
When Vanguard visited the scene, it was deserted even as hand gloves used by policemen to ferry the remains were seen littered on the ground. Upon inquiry,a Tricycle Operator popularly known as Keke who pleaded anonymity revealed that the deceased persons were alleged Keke operators whose family members had declared missing.    
Some residents of the neighbourhood alleged that the building believed to be a proposed place of worship, belonged to a ritualist who disguised to be a man of God.
Police Public Relations Officer,PPRO,Mr. Ebere Amaraizu, confirmed the incident in a statement to newsmen adding that the three corpses were recovered from the site following a tip-off.

Three decomposing bodies were discovered and full scale investigations have commenced with a view to unmasking circumstances surrounding the incident. Also a skull was recovered apart from the decomposing bodies. We are bent on establishing the identities of the corpses,how they were allegedly killed among others"Police Spokesperson revealed.


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