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Suspected ritualists kill 22-year-old lady in Osun, dump corpse behind her mother’s shop

A day after she was declared missing, a 22-year old lady identified as Shakirat has been found dead.

According to sources, Shakirat had gone missing since March 9th, and was last seen in the early hours of Wednesday afternoon.
To this end, a massive search was conducted for her which led to the discovery of her corpse at the back of her mother’s shop on Thursday, March 10th, at Oke-Oore, Iwo, Osun state.
Report say the victim was murdered and dumped at the location she was found by suspected ritualists.
A source cited by The PUNCH said: “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.”

Yemisi Opalola, spokesperson of the Osun police State Police Command, who confirmed the development said police had commenced investigation into the incident.
He also added 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.”