Ifeanyi Dike, a suspected ritualist, has been arrested by police operatives attached to the Okporo Police Station, under the Rivers State Police Command, for allegedly killing an eight (8) year old girl, Victory Chikamso.
Dike reportedly defiled the girl before removing her private organs including her tongue, breasts, vagina, eyes and put them inside a polythene bag.
According to report, the suspect and the victim are resident of Messiah Street, Eliozu.
Mr. Nnamdi Omoni, the spokesperson at the Rivers State Police command, said that the suspect was trying to dispose the mutilated body when he was apprehended by local vigilante.
Statement issued by the police reads below;
“Today, 19 – August – 2017 at about 0130hrs Men of the Okporo Police Station arrested one Ifeanyi Chukwu Maxwell Dike, 23yrs of Messiah Street Eliozu Port Harcourt, who yesterday abducted one Chikamso Victory, 8yrs of the same address.
“The little girl was abducted, defiled and killed, while her vagina, eyes, tongue and breast were removed and put in a polythene bag. The suspect was going to dispose of the body, when he was arrested by the local Vigilante that suspected his movement.
“After he was questioned the suspect dropped the bag and took to flight. Consequently he was given a hot chase and arrested. On further interrogation by the Police, he confessed and took the Police to where the vital organs were concealed. The body and the organs have been recovered, paraded and deposited in the mortuary. While the suspect is helping us in Investigation.