Shakirat, a 22-year-old girl has reportedly been murdered by some unknown suspected ritualists at at Oke-Oore, Iwo in Osun State, Nigeria.
According to a resident at Oke-Oore, the body of Shakirat was found behind her own mother’s shop after the suspected ritualists dumped her, probably after using her for what they wanted.
The resident also revealed that the young lady had gone missing from Wednesday, March 9th after she left home in the afternoon and never returned in the evening leaving her family worried.
“She was last seen Wednesday afternoon and her family members became worried when she did not return in the evening,” according to the source who pleaded to remain anonymous.
The source also revealed that Shakirat’s lifeless body was found behind her mother’s shop on Thursday March 10th. The police after arriving to the scene conveyed the body to a morgue for autopsy.
“Her corpse was found behind her mother’s shop very early on Thursday. Some police operatives later came and took the body away. We later learnt that they took her to morgue in Iwo General Hospital”, the source added.
Spokesperson of the Osun police State Police Command, Yemisi Opalola said that the police opted for autopsy to be done on the body but the family insisted that the body be released to them for burial, hence they released the body.
However, Yemisi Opalola stated that further investigations have been carried out to bring the suspected ritualists to book.