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Masked gunmen behead widower, escape with body parts in Burutu Community



By Hannah Nathan, Warri

Suspected gunmen have gruesomely murdered a widower who is an indigene of the Ojobo community in the Burutu local government area of Delta State.

The sad incident which reportedly happened on Thursday had caused serious fears in the Delta creeks, as the community leadership swinging into action to apprehend the perpetrators.

A report by Vanguard revealed that the victim, identified as Mr College Gbeke, had recently lost his two wives and who are currently in the mortuary when the fateful incident occurred.

The amana-owei of the Ojobo community, Chief Bribai Derick who spoke with newsmen on the incident, said: “He was asked by his killers to fabricate thatches for them, who were reported to have been planning to establish a militant camp in the forest.

“The deceased was also reported to have been paid with the sum of five thousand naira to start the job. But, it was all a deceit, they killed him, severed his head and private parts and dumped his body in the forest.

“The community leadership, getting wind of the wicked act, swung into action and has found the headless body.

“Though, the culprits are at large, we have arrested six suspects and we’re making moves to hand them over to the police station at Okpokunou community in Burutu local government area”.