A five-year-old girl has been massacred by unknown ritualists in Rikoto village of Zuru Local Government Area of Kebbi State, Nigeria.
According to her parents and neighbours’ narration, the innocent girl laid on a mat last night outside their residence in Rikoto because of the hot weather when she was taken away by yet-to-be-known ritualists.
Her grandmother who was sleeping beside her raised the alarm when she noticed her disappearance, which attracted neighbours and community leaders.
It’s got from the source that the ritualists had massacred the 5-year-old girl before the noise around the neighbourhood made them flee.
“When they heard her grandmother shouting her name repeatedly, they dropped her and ran away but they had already slaughtered her, collected her blood into a containers’ and fled the community”
It was also gathered that some people in the neighborhood were on lookout everywhere to apprehend the culprits, which yielded no result.
Kebbi State Police Command’s Public Relations Officer (PRO), DSP Nafiu Abubakar confirmed the murder of the girl.
He added that the force have not apprehended any suspect in respect to the incident, adding that there is an ongoing probe.