An unidentified headless body was on Monday recovered by operatives of the Kwara State Police Command.
According to the police image maker in the state, SP Okasanmi Ajayi, men of the command recovered the headless corpse under the bridge of Ejiba Street, off Stadium Road, in Ilorin West Local Government Area of the state.
Additionally, the state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) assured newsmen that the police would do everything in its power to bring the perpetrators of the act to book.
Reports obtained by NIGERIACRIME said residents of the area woke up to the gory sight of the lifeless body with the head and neck completely cut off.
Police operatives from ‘B’ Division Police Station, Surulere, evacuated the headless corpse and deposited it at the General Hospital morgue.
Still in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, three persons suspected to be members of opposing cult groups have been reportedly killed in cult-related violence.
This was disclosed by the Spokesman Ajayi, in Ilorin on Monday.
He assured the residents of Idi-Ape, Gambari, Baboko, and Surulere areas of Ilorin metropolis that “the command is doing all within its powers to put a stop to the recent activities of suspected cultists, which resulted in the death of about three people equally believed to be members of opposing cult groups.”
SP Ajayi said “The command has commenced aggressive raids of blackspots, stop-and-search, and a total clampdown on motorcycles and tricycles operating outside the time permitted by the law, between 6 a.m. and 9 p.m. daily.
He explained that the measures were in place to mitigate the activities of the deviants.
The command advised parents and guardians to warn their children and wards to avoid areas prone to the activities of cultist groups and also avoid being instruments of havoc in the society.
“Anyone found committing any crime, regardless of any nomenclature, would be arrested and prosecuted,” the command further warned.
“For emergencies and assistance, the command could be reached the following phone numbers, 08126275046 or 07032065901,” it added.