Four persons, suspectedly linked to fraud and rituals, were on Monday killed and burnt by residents of Otuo community in Owan East local government area.
Three of those killed and burnt were fingered in the death of 17 years Ohiole Glory who was a student of Azama College, Otuo.
The fourth person was alleged to be a notorious kidnapper and armed robber known as Lukman.
Sources said Glory, who hailed from Ikhueran Quarters, Iyeu Otuo, was expected to write her WAEC and NECO later this year.
Vital organs of the victim were removed when her body was discovered.
Besides the killing of the suspects, some buildings owned by families of the suspects were razed.
The victim lived in the same compound with two of the suspects at Ikhueran Quarters Iyeu Otuo.
One version had it that she was lured into the room of one of the boys where she was killed and her vital organs removed.
The source said one of the suspects popularly known as No Fuck Up was nabbed through investigation and exposed his associates after severe beatings.
He was said to have been dragged to the Otuo Divisional Police Headquarters and killed in the presence of policemen and his corpse set ablaze.
A second suspect was allegedly caught few hours later and he was set ablaze.
It was gathered that the third suspect confessed that they were sent by a female native doctor from Kogi State.
The native doctor reportedly told them she was supposed to use the human parts severed from the victim to perform a ritual for them.
She was picked up at her residence, killed and set ablaze.
Edo Police Commissioner, Jimeta Lawan said operatives of the State Criminal Investigative Department are probing the matter.
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