Police Nab Native Doctor, Others in Delta


*Recover two skulls, container of fresh human blood

The Delta State police command is at the moment trying to unravel the connection between an alleged native doctor and two human skulls recovered from him.
The was disclosed by the command’s spokesperson, Bright Edafe, while briefing pressmen in Asaba, the state capital, on Tuesday.
According to a statement released by Edafe, the police was alerted on Thursday by one 35-year-old Ejiro Okoro who claimed that the corpse of his sister which was buried in 2019, has been exhumed by an unknown person. While investigation the claim, operatives picked up 60 year-old Godfrey Akpudje, an alleged native doctor, who exhumed the corpse, and removed the skull.
“He was immediately arrested and two human skulls were recovered from him. He said he got one of the human skulls from Osun state from a native doctor who is now late,” the statement partly read.
Meanwhile, a patrol team at Nsukwa junction along Ogwashi-Uku/Kwale road also in Delta state, intercepted a commuter Sienna bus travelling from Asaba to Kwale on Monday and recovered a container filled with fresh human blood while searching the passengers in the bus.
The suspects include 21-year-old Nwite Sunday, 27-year-old Monday Nwite and 26-year-old Madabuchi Nweke, all from Ebenta village in Ohaukwu LGA, Ebonyi State, were arrested.
“During interrogation the suspects confessed to have murdered some unknown persons in Ebonyi State and were on their way with the murdered person’s blood to a native doctor whose identity is unknown for now but resides in Kwale.
They were taking the blood to the said native doctor for ritual purposes. One rosary necklace tied with charms was also recovered from them,” the statement revealed.

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