4 persons set ablaze in Edo

Four persons were on Monday killed and burnt by residents of Otuo community in Owan East local government area, Edo state for killing and kidnapping.

Three of those killed and burnt were fingered in the death of one 17 years Ohiole Glory who was a student of Azama College, Otuo.

The fourth person was said to be a notorious kidnapper and armed robber known as Lukman.

Sources disclosed that the victim was expected to write her WAEC and NECO later this year before being murdered.

Vital organs of the victim were removed when her body was discovered.

Aloof the killing of the suspects, some buildings owned by families of the suspects were razed.

Sources said the victim lived in the same compound with the two suspected Yahoo boys at Ikhueran Quarters Iyeu Otuo.

A source in the community said she was lured into the room of one of the boys where she was killed and her vital organs removed.

The source said one of the suspects popularly known as No Fuck Up was nabbed through investigation and he named his associates after severe torture.

He was said to have been dragged to the Otuo Divisional Police Headquarters and killed in the presence of policemen and his corpse set ablaze.

A second suspect was allegedly caught few hours later and he was set ablaze.

It was gathered that the third suspect was later nabbed and after interrogation, he said they were sent by a female native doctor from Kogi State.

He reportedly told them she was supposed to use the human parts severed from the victim to perform a ritual for them.

She was picked up at her residence, killed and set ablaze.

Meanwhile, Edo Police Commissioner, Jimeta Lawan in his reaction said he has been briefed by the Divisional Police Officer.

Lawan said operatives of the State Criminal Investigative Department (SCID) are carrying out thorough Investigation of the matter.

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