Suspected ritualists kill 65-year-old woman in Osun, pluck out her eyes
A 65-year-old woman, identified as Oluyemi Tunmise, was murdered by suspected ritualists in Ilesa, Osun state.
The victim was found dead at her farm in the Fadahunsi area of Ilesa on Monday, August 1, 2022 at around 1:00 p.m.
Osun Police Command spokeswoman Yemisi Opalola, who confirmed the incident in a statement on Tuesday, said the attackers tore out the woman’s eyes.
“Dare Oluyemi from Odundun area reported that his mother, an Oluyemi Tunmise around 65 years old, who family members have been looking for since Saturday 07/30/22, died at around 11:30 am at her farm in the area by Fadahunsi, Ilesa, with one eye ripped out by assailants yet to be identified. read the statement.
The statement added that the applicant and other children of the deceased had refused to allow the police to take their deceased mother’s body to the morgue.
PPRO said the deceased’s children wanted to bury their mother, adding they threatened violence if police insisted the body be taken to a morgue.