Suspected ritualist behead church security guard in Bayelsa

Ogbia—A suspected ritualist on Wednesday beheaded a 37-year-old male inside the Living Faith Church also known as Winners chapel in Elebele community in Ogbia Local Government area of Bayelsa State.

It was gathered that the victim, who is identified as Anthony Egbo was a security Personnel attached to the church.

NAIJA LIVE TV reports that the Assistant Pastor of the Church, discovered the mutilated body of the victim at around 5:50 am yesterday.

The Youth President of the Elebele Community, Comrade Famous Egbo, speaking to newsmen suggested that the murder may have been perpetrated by a ritual killer.

According to him, “When people saw him, he was beheaded. His throat was missing. People suspected that it may be a ritual killing.”

Also reacting, the Police Public Relations Officer, Asinim Butswat, confirmed the killing.

He, however, insisted that the report from the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in Kolo community stated that “the attack was at the head region and his throat was slit.”

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