On Monday people in Itire around the canal opposite Babalola bus stop found the disembodied head of a new-born baby which was by the canal.
Many have claimed that the baby was a victim of ritual killing.
PUNCH Metro Sources reported that the hairy head was contained inside a black pot with bloodstains around it.
Kabiru Anifowoshe, a resident was on his way to work when he noticed a gathering around the canal.
“In my observation, the victim was a day old baby. People were shocked and cursed the perpetrators. The area is usually deserted by 9pm.”
Saka Adeboye an eyewitness stated that the head was retrieved by policemen in the Itire division yet no arrest had been made yet
So Chike Oti the Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, said “The head has been deposited at the Mainland General Hospital morgue, Yaba, for autopsy.
The scene was photographed while the head was removed and deposited in the morgue for autopsy. Effort is being made to track down the perpetrators of the evil act.”
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