‘Ritualists’ Kill Hunchback In Delta


By Bola Kougbe


Suspected ritualists reportedly killed and dismembered teenage hunchback at Kokori, Ethiope East, Local Government Area of Delta State.

The deceased, simply known as, Odiriverere, was discovered inside an uncompleted building, Tuesday morning. The deceased was thought to have been murdered and dumped the previous night.

Omoefe, a resident in the area, said “This is ‘ember (suggesting the months ending with ember) month and so many strange things are happening. It is obvious the ritualists killed Verere because there is this saying that “hunchbacks dey move market”.

Omoefe said the deceased was last seen noon of the previous day. He said the Verere was famous in his neighborhood.

A Police source said there was an ongoing investigation into the matter.


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