The corpse of a three-year-old boy has been discovered by the residents of ‘under bridge’ along the Abuja-Lokoja road in Gwagwalada, with his penis missing.
The course was reportedly found abandoned on Saturday, November 26, even as the residents have begun to raise alarm over the incessant killings taking place in the area, Daily Postreports.
According to the reports, the young boy’s manhood was chopped off by suspected ritualists, with the remains of the child dumped under the bridge.
Daily Post reports that the identity of the young boy is yet to be discovered.
The Divisional Police Crime Officer, DPCO, in Gwagwalada, Philips K. Dogo, confirmed the reports to newsmen over the weekend, vowing that the culprits will soon be apprehended following the ongoing police investigation.
Dogo also confirmed that the corpse of the child has been deposited at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital morgue at Gwagwalada until the family of the child can identify him.