Jos – Ritual killers on Monday struck in Jos, killing and removing
the eyes and tongue of a young lady in Twanchit Village at Tudun Wada
in the Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau.
The police in Jos confirmed the incident but said they had no details yet.
Residents who woke up to the ugly sight, said that the crime took
place around 1:00 a.m. and that the victim could not be identified.
They said, however, that the area had a lot of drinking spots that
operated late into the night and that the assailants could have hidden
under that to carryout the crime.
The corpse had no visible mark or injury an indication that the
assailants had strangled her before plucking out her eyes and tongue.
The corpse, dumped by the riverside was neatly dressed in a blue jean
trousers and T-shirt at the time of discovery before security
operatives took it away at about 8:45 a.m.
The murder threw Twanchit residents into pensive mood as most of the
people who trooped to the scene to see the ugly sight left weeping.