Inspector General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Adamu

By Onome Oghenetega

The lifeless body of an unidentified young lady in her late 20s has been reportedly found along the Ogorode road in Sapele area of Delta State.

It was alleged that the lady was killed by suspected ritualists in the area.

This is coming barely three days after one Mr Godwin Iwere was also reportedly found dead in another part of the city.

This also brings to three, the number of girls, that had been found dead in controversial circumstances in Sapele recently.

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WARRI TODAY learnt that the corpse of the lady was found with blood stains and with severe cuts all over her body Monday (16 September, 2019).

It was alleged that some vital organs in the lady’s body were missing. Her corpse was reportedly dumped in a shallow swamp along the road, and it was sighted by residents of the area.

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Local sources in Sapele told our correspondent that her remains were later evacuated by a team of policemen from the Sapele Police Command and vigilante members in the area.

Our source said, “The lifeless body was found this morning with blood all over her body seemingly stabbed to death by unknown persons.”

A police source who confirmed the incident, however, said residents of the area who woke to discovered the corpse and contacted vigilante group about the incident.

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The incident was also observed being discussed at the Sapele Area Command when this reporter visited the area on Monday evening.

Sapele Council Chairman, Hon Eugene Inoaghan, had recently issued new modalities to hotel operators in the council to curb the spate of killings in the area.

When contacted, the Delta State Police Commissioner, Mr Adeyinka Adeleke, confirmed the killing of the lady.

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“Her body was dumped in a swamp. It is a suspected case of ritual killing”, the Delta CP told WARRI TODAY.


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