A yet-to-be identified woman was killed and beheaded by unknown assailants in Ondo State over the weekend.
The lifeless body of the deceased was discovered by a passer-by, on old Ogbagi/Arigidi Akoko Road in Akoko North West Local Government Area, who raised the alarm, thereby attracting residents.
The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) Wole Ogodo who confirmed the incident, said investigation has begun to unravel those behind the killings.
Ogodo said: “The policemen at Irun-Akoko Division were hinted on Saturday morning that there was a headless body of a lady whose name and address are yet to be known and suspected to be between 25 to 30 years of age lying on Old Ogbagi/Arigidi Akoko Road.
“A team of policemen under the command of ASP Ezeala Obiora visited the scene and it was observed that the body must have been dropped by some ritualists. A photograph of the body was taken. The body has been deposited at the mortuary of the Specialist Hospital in Ikare-Akoko”.
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