Nosa Akenzua, Asaba
Suspected ritualists operating in Orogun Community, Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State on Saturday butchered an unidentified woman in the area and dumped her corpse in an uncompleted building
Police Commissioner in the state, Hafiz Muhammed Inuwah who confirmed this incident to our Correspondent on Sunday on a telephone said that the body of the woman was found in an uncompleted building mutilated as some parts of her body were removed clearly shown that it was a ritual purpose, adding that the police will do everything possible to ensure that those behind the act are brought to arrest soon.
Hafiz Muhammed Inuwah disclosed that the woman body was also noticed to have been seriously Macheted, Particularly her two legs while her hand bag was left with her at the scene including her shoes pulled from her legs, adding that there was no identity to trace her from the bag dumped beside her
He said” we are already investigating the incident and we shall do our best to uncover those behind the dastardly act but her Corpse has been removed from the scene to the mortuary in the area until the police complete Investigation into the incident, but all I can say for now is that it’s unfortunate that things of this act still going on in the state, it’s a ritual murder and we are looking for her relations to come forward”
Meanwhile, the Evwreni Elite Forum ( EEF) has petitioned the Chairman of Police Service Commission ( PSC) over allegations that the Delta State Police Commissioner, Hafiz Muhammed Inuwah and the A Division Ughelli Divisional Police Officer ( DPO) Mr Kelvin Zuokumor have allegedly compromised in their line of professional duties
The Petition signed by counsel to the Forum, Mr Abert Mumakai Unagha , a copy made available to our correspondent, stated that the Commissioner of Police and the Divisional Police Officer ( DPO) have compromised in their professional duty in the ongoing crisis in Evwerni Community, adding that despite the several killing ok taking place in the area, the Police Officers have not made any arrest and are not prepared to make any arrest hence the Petition.
Part of the petition reads: “For the avoidance of doubts, one Mr Omoghene was brutally murdered in cold blood and his corpse taken away till date his corpse has not been found and no action taken either by the DPO or the CP.”
When contacted, the Police Commissioner Hafiz Muhammed Inuwah said “ all the allegations against us are not true. I challenge all the parties to come with proof that we have compromised in our duty line, It is entirely all lies. Is it because we failed to be bought over , nobody can use us to commit or perpetrate mayhem, Nigeria Police Force has outgrown that”