How Police Operatives Uncovered Suspected Ritualists Den

Posted on August 18, 2022

Police operatives from the Edo State Command have uncovered a suspected ritualists den in Benin City. 


P.M.EXPRESS reports that the Police made the discovery on Wednesday 17th August, 2022, following intelligence reports.


The operatives were said to have gathered that some corpses were stacked in a building along Asoro Slope off Ekenhua Road, Uzebu Quarters, Benin City. They swung into action immediately and mobilized to the scene.


At the scene, three suspects, Chimaobi Okoewu ‘M’ and Oko Samuel ‘M’ both of Afikpo in Ebonyi State and Gideon Sunday ‘M’ of Akwa-Ibom State, were reportedly arrested while others fled. And according to the Police, intensive effort is ongoing to arrest the other fleeing suspects.


Discovered at the scene were 15 mummified male corpses, 3 mummified female corpses and 2 mummified children corpses.

The Edo State Commissioner of Police, CP Abutu Yaro, has directed the Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of the State CID to carry out a discreet investigation to unravel the circumstances surrounding the discovered Corpses.

He therefore, enjoined the general public to be calm as the Command will continue to ensure the safety of all law-abiding citizens and those residing in Edo State.

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