Tuesday , January 19 2021
stranded man killed by ritualists

So Sad as ritualists killed a stranded man while traveling from Delta to Benin.

ritualists killed stranded man

A reporter by PREMIUM TIMES said the man was murdered for ritual purposes after he got stranded around the Koko junction axis of the Benin-Sapele highway in Delta State, the police said.

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The deceased, an indigene of Igarra in Akoko-Edo Local Government Area of Edo State, had left Igarra on November 21 to Warri for a funeral ceremony.

After the ceremony, he got stranded on his way back to Benin City en route Igarra when the vehicle in which he was travelling broke down at the junction.

The family of the deceased contacted the police when he did not return home from Warri after the said day.

A family member who simply identified himself as Salami said the late Mr Eneshero was returning from Warri in public transport which broke down at Koko junction.

In the process of trying to board another vehicle, he was trapped by suspected ritualists, the source narrated.

Mr. Salami said :

“He stayed by the roadside when he became stranded in an attempt to board another vehicle, according to information that we got.

“After waiting for 24 hours without having him back home, some members of the family reported the matter to the Anti-Kidnapping Squad of the state Police Command where he was declared missing,” Mr Salami said.

“The deceased became stranded around 7 p.m. when the vehicle he boarded from Warri developed a fault. In the course of waiting for another vehicle by the roadside, some persons approached him and asked him to follow them.

“We learnt that the deceased put up some resistance, but it could not save him as he was dragged to a large trench at the roadside and murdered on the spot by four persons. His head and hands were severed and later taken to a native doctor in the locality for alleged money rituals.”

“He confessed that the severed body parts were given to a native doctor in the area who promised to use it for money rituals. He expressed regrets over their action.”

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5 comments

  1. Oh! no… What a world. Human beings like using shortcuts to find money. Ritualist is never our portion in Jesus name.

  2. So painful. May his soul rest in peace

  3. Na only God go save person for this country. No security anywhere. That is why I prefer day time journey. Just see how a life got wasted now.

  4. God will help us anytime we travel or go out. It’s really bad to hear someone die in such manner.

  5. God will never forgive those who engage in human rituals. It’s so terrible.

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