How A 37 Year Old Man Was Beheaded By Suspected Ritualist In Bayelsa

Anthony Egbo, 37, was beheaded by suspected ritualists on Wednesday in the early hours by the gate of the Living Faith Church in the Elebele community of the Ogbia Local Government area of Bayelsa State.

Remember that the DAILY POST previously reported that more than three people had been killed in the previous month in a similar manner by being hacked on the neck.

DAILY POST, gathered that the deceased, Anthony Egbo was a security personnel attached to the church and an indigene of Elebele community.

Sources also gathered that the Assistant Pastor of the Church and other residents woke to discover the mutilated corpse of the victim, with his head severed from his body and his throat missing.

The Youth President of the Elebele Community, Famous Egbo, who spoke with DAILY POST, confirmed that the corpse of the deceased was discovered at about 5.50am.

“When people saw him, he was beheaded. His throat was missing. People suspected that it may be a ritual killing.”

Also reacting, the Police Public Relations Officer, Asinim Butswat, confirmed the killing but insisted that the report from the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in Kolo community, stated that “the attack was at the head region and his throat was slit.”

In another development, an unidentified vandal was electrocuted to death yesterday along the Osiri area of Yenagoa, the State capital.

DAILY POST, learnt that the roasted corpse of the power line vandal was discovered early on Wednesday morning hanging on the electric pole after electrocution.

A resident of the area, Pereko Stanley, said the vandal had cut one of the armoured cables but was unfortunate on the second trip when power was suddenly restored and he was electrocuted.


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