Some unknown gunmen have been reported to have cut off the head and hands of security guards in Ondo State.
According to NewswireNGR, the unknown gunmen have killed two security guards at different locations, Ikare-Akoko and Akoko Northeast Local Government Area of Ondo State.
However, it was gathered that the incident happened in the middle of the night on Friday, November 25, 2022, when the unknown gunmen attacked the government-owned Mimiko Market and NASFAT Schools in the Ikare-Akoko metropolis.
According to a source, the gunmen attacked the two places in the middle of the night on Friday while the deceased were found in the pool of blood on Saturday.
The source also disclosed that the unknown gunmen did not take any part along with them, stressing that the attack raised the suspicion of ritual killing.
“The gunmen killed one of the guards and cut off his head and placed the head beside his body while the other man’s hand was cut and placed beside him too,” the source said.
The State Police have therefore confirmed the case, assuring the quick arrest of the criminals.
Speaking on the dismembered body, the state Police Public Relations Officer, (PPRO) SP Olufunmilayo Odunlami, said that the police had deposited the remains of the deceased in mortuary of state specialist hospital, Ikare-Akoko.
He said, “We have commenced investigation into the incident, and the criminals will soon be arrested.”