Anxiety now envelopes Ogbagi, Akoko Northwest local government area of Ondo state, with the discovery of the lifeless body of a 70 year-old woman, Sidikat Jimoh of Ayetoro street in her pool of blood.
Sources said her assailants had removed vital parts of her body and attempted to set the her remains ablaze but the killers cowardly abandoned the corpse and absconded.
The neighbours of the deceased described her as a practising Muslim who went to weekly Asalat prayers on Sunday at Ansar ud deen Society of Nigeria Central Mosque with enthusiasm not knowing that she would be killed by undesirable elements in the night.
Efforts to speak with the Owa of Ogbagi, Oba Ade Olasehinde, proved abortive.
The Police Area Commander for Ikare, Assistant Commissioner of Police Razak Rauf and the Divisional Police officer for Ogbagi, Chief Superintendent of Police Kunle Fabuluje confirmed the incident.
Investigation has commenced, while the corpse has been deposited at the State Specialist Hospital Mortuary, Ikare-Akoko.
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