Persons suspected to be ritual murderers have beheaded a woman in Imo State, while one of her breasts was also cut off.
The incident happened in Mgbirichi community in the Ohaji/ Egbema Local Government Area of Imo State on Monday , sending residents into a state of panic when the headless body was found lying somewhere near the Owerri / Port Harcourt Expressway.
Our correspondent gathered that the woman , whose identity had yet to be ascertained, was murdered in the early hours of Monday .
A resident of the community who pleaded not to be mentioned told our correspondent that the beheaded woman was seen in the community on Sunday.
According to the resident , the community woke up on Monday morning to a disturbing sight of a woman who had been “beheaded , with one of her breasts also severed , lying on the road . ”
He told our Correspondent that the villagers had alerted the police to the development.
When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer , Andrew Enwerem , who confirmed the killing, said that the Police had launched investigations into the circumstances surrounding the incident .