Three Persons suspected to have been allegedly killed by suspected Herdsmen were discovered in between Ugbolu and Illah axis of Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta State on Tuesday
The mutilated bodies of the victims could not be immediately identified by the Divisional Police Officer ( DPO) of Illah Police Division and some elders of Ugbolu community when the unfortunate crime scene was visited.
PlatinumPost reports that is the same axis where an attempt was made to kidnap, one Mr Joe Ikpo of Sterling bank recently and other prominent sons and daughters of Oshimili North were kidnapped as well.
Some of the residents of the area who spoke to Journalists on condition of anonymity said”We can now see reasons with the Executive Chairman of the Local Government when he gave marching orders for everyone illegally occupying the bushes in any part of the Local Government to evacuate with immediate effect or face the full wrath of the law.
We certainly cannot fold our arms and watch our brethren have their lives cut short by evildoers”
The Police Commissioner in the state, Hafiz Muhammed Inuwah who Confirmed this to Journalists in Asaba on Tuesday said Investigation is ongoing with a view to arresting the hoodlums, noting that the Police have arrested over eighty Suspected Cultists terrorising the state in the last few months.