A 50-year-old woman,known as Iya Dunsi, was killed by unknown people suspected to be ritualists on Thursday at Arigidi Akoko in the Akoko North-West Local Government Area of Ondo State.
It was gathered that the deceased, a palm oil seller in the community, was probably murdered for ritual purposes.
Eyewitnesses noted that the assailants removed the breasts of the deceased and dumped her body by the roadside few metres away from her residence at the Odiolowo area of the town.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Mr Femi Joseph, confirmed the incident and stated that the command had commenced investigation into the matter.
“We have begun investigation into the matter and I want to assure you that the perpetrators will soon be apprehended and brought to justice,” he said.