By Charles Edet
nationaldetective.ng.com 13th December, 2023.
Mr and Mrs Okonkwo of Ukpata community in Uzouwani Local Government Areas of , Enugu , whose Son raised alarmed on there whereabout, were found dead in the forests in the evening of 11th December, 2022 by Eastern Security Network (ESN) operatives created to counter and reduce armed herdsmen and other acts of Criminality in the East.
Recall that about 2 weeks ago, the son to late Mr and Mrs Okonkwo raised an alarm on the unknown whereabouts of his parents, whom he reportedly said went to their farm and never came back.
The couples bodies were mutilated when found with some vital organs missing. Their corpses were immediately moved out of the forest by the people of the community.
Efforts to confirm the report from the Enugu State Police Command Public Relations Officer, failed as at the time of going to the press.
Meanwhile, a crime analyst, who requested for anonymity said it was unheard of where herdsmen are said to have killed and mutilated their victims body parts. He averred that , it could also be a dangerous exploit by ritualists.
He urged the police to consider the aspect of possible ritual situation in their investigations.