Police Arrest 23-Year-Old Ritualists For Killing 8-Year-Old In River State

A young man in his early twenties identified as Ifeanyi Dike has been paraded by the River State, Police Command for allegedly rapping and killing an eight-year-old girl in Port Harcourt.

According to Daily Post, Spokesman of the Command, DSP Nnamdi Omoni while parading the suspect at the Command Headquarters in Port Harcourt said, Dike was arrested at Eliozu in Obio-Akpo Local Government area of the state.

Omoni said, Dike had allegedly raped, killed and removed vital parts of the girl’s body before he was arrested by local security in the area, adding that there was a plan by the suspect to use his victim for rituals.

According to him, “Today 19|8|2017 at 0130hrs Men of the Okporo police arrested one Ifeanyi Chukwu Maxwell Dike, 23yrs of Messiah street Eliozu, Port Harcourt, who yesterday abducted one Chikamso Victory, 8yrs of the same address.

“The little girl was abducted, defiled and killed, while her vagina, eyes, tongue and breast were removed and put in a ploythene bag. The suspect was going to dispose of the body, when he was arrested by local vigilante that suspected his movement.

“On being questioned the suspect dropped the bag and took flight. Consequently he was given a hot chase and arrested. On further interrogation by the police, he confessed and took the police to where the vital organs were concealed. The body and the organs have been recovered. Paraded and deposited in the morturary. While the suspect is helping us in investigation.


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