Some residents have panicked seriously in Delta State after an unidentified corpse was found dumped inside the Agbor forest.
A report by Daily Post has shown that the people living in Baleke junction in Agbor community, Delta State are presently unsettled following the discovery of an unidentified corpse in the community’s forest.
Unconfirmed reports indicated that a commercial bus driver plying the road may have knocked down the victim later identified to be a male.
Since the incident happened on Wednesday, there has been tension and fear of the unknown in the area. But police sources in Agbor said the body was found with injuries, a case they suspected to be linked to ritual activities.
An Agbor resident, Joel Ibe, who spoke to Daily Post, said: “this is not the first time unidentified corpse are dumped in our forest. The police are not doing anything tangible to fish out the perpetrators. We cannot fold our hands, and watch evil things happening in our domain”.
But in a swift reaction, DSP Andrew Aniamaka, Police Public Relations Officer in the state, confirmed that investigation was ongoing with a view to ascertaining what caused the killing.
He said: “the corpse has been removed and taken to the mortuary in Agbor central hospital. There is no cause for alarm, we are investigating the situation, and also calling on members of the public to help with useful information. The body of the corpse was found with injuries, it is a clear indications of ritual activity, but we are investigating the act”.