A suspected ritualist who reportedly killed a girl and also beheaded her for rituals, has been paraded by villagers after he was nabbed with the girl’s head.
In the video making rounds on social media, the ritualist who was interrogated in Hausa confessed to the crime of killing the innocent girl and beheading her. He was beaten mercilessly by the mob which gathered, before he was finally handed over to the police for further interrogation.
Facebook user, Abuhuzaifah Nuhu Sa’id, a resident of Bauchi state, shared the trending video footage as the suspect ritualist was paraded in public by the cane-wielding youths and here is it below;
This is coming few months after a suspected ritualist who allegedly beheaded a middle-aged woman in the Badagry area of Lagos State, was nabbed by a vigilante group. According to an eyewitness who posted the incident on Facebook, the suspect was seen in the early hours of the day with a sack on his head.
When the vigilante members came towards him, he reportedly took to his heels but the vigilante members gave him a hot pursuit and caught up with him. On searching the bag, the fresh head and other parts of the murdered woman was discovered with blood dripping from them.
The vigilante members were said to have descended on the man and beat him to a pulp before he was handed over to the police to the anger of many who wanted to lynch him.
This is how the eyewitness captured the incident:
“This happened yesterday in Badagary, Lagos. This man was caught with a woman’s head and hands! Poor woman… Her people must have been looking for her! Why are people like this?”
It was gathered that the woman had been reported missing by her family two days earlier before her murder.