Police in Nigeria’s Delta state are reported to have found the heart and eyes of a murdered female student of the Delta State University in a shrine after arresting the native doctor in charge of the shrine.
Elozino Ogege, a level 300 student of Mass Communication had been declared missing some days ago, but was later found dead with her tongue and breasts reportedly severed from her body.
Police investigations into the murder has so far led to the arrest of the suspected murderers.
Delta State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Andrew Aniamaka confirmed the discovery of the deceased’s body parts saying: “All those connected with the gruesome murder of Elozino have been arrested and will duly be prosecuted.”
The police boss, according to yabaleftonline.ng, added that a security staff identified as Onos Ekana, who works in Site III of the university campus, two suspected internet fraudsters popularly known as ‘Yahoo Boys’ and a native doctor are currently in police custody.
“A herbalist who the ritualists gave the body parts removed from the deceased has been arrested and we found the eyes of the deceased and her heart in his shrine in Warri.
“During the confessional statement of the two ritualists nabbed in Umege, Abraka, they said that they have also given human parts to the said herbalist on five different occasions, though they were not specific if the five persons murdered were DELSU students”.
“Investigations will be concluded soon and the culprits will be prosecuted.”
“We must stop celebrating those that get their wealth through evil ways,” DSP Aniamaka is quoted as having said.