Suspected ritualists murders 65-year-old woman in Osun, pluck out her eyes
Nigerian police have seen to the arrest of suspected ritualists who murdered an aged woman and plucked out her eyes in Osun State.
A 65-year-old woman, Oluyemi Tunmise, was murdered by suspected ritualists after she was found dead on her farmland at Fadahunsi area of Ilesa, Osun State.
The victim was found dead at about 1:00pm on Monday, August 1, 2022.
Spokesperson of the Osun Police Command, Yemisi Opalola, who confirmed the incident in a statement on Tuesday, said the assailants plucked out the woman’s eyes.
The statement reads;
“Dare Oluyemi of Odundun area reported that his mother, one Oluyemi Tunmise, aged about 65 years, who family members have been searching for since Saturday, 30/07/22, was found dead on her farm at Fadahunsi area Ilesa at about 1130 hours with one of her eyes plucked out by yet to be identified assailants,“.
The statement added that the complainant and other children of the deceased had refused to allow the police to take the corpse to the mortuary to be laid to rest.
The PPRO said the children of the deceased wished to bury their mother, adding that they threatened violence if the police insisted on evacuating the corpse to a mortuary.