The corpse of a 22-year old lady, simply identified as Shakirat has been dumped at the back of her mother’s shop at Oke-Oore, Iwo, Osun state, Punch Newspaper reports.
A resident of Oke-Oore, who pleaded anonymity, while speaking with our correspondent, said the corpse must have been dumped where it was found by suspected ritualists.
According to him, Shakirat had gone missing since Wednesday, leaving her family in agony.
“She was last seen Wednesday afternoon and her family members became worried when she did not return in the evening.
“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 concluded.
When contacted, Osun police command spokesperson, Yemisi Opalola, confirmed the incident.
She said police had commenced investigation into the incident, adding that the command wanted autopsy to be carried out on the corpse, but “the family insisted on burying her and we have released the corpse to the family.”