The raging controversy surrounding the discovery of about 20 mummified bodies in a building on Ekehwan Road in Benin City, Edo State, has not yet come to an end.
Although the police are adamant that the bodies belonged to ritual victims, claims that the bodies were actually deposited in the mogue have continued to surface.
It’s been weeks after the police in Edo state alleged to have discovered a ritualist den following a building stacked with about twenty mummified corpses along Ekhewan road in Benin city the state capital.
Since then, the police’s initial disclosure has caused a stir that hasn’t completely subsided due to reactions of residents of the state.
The Edo police command at a joint press conference stated that investigation is still ongoing following the expiration of the state government’s seven-day ultimatum.
The number of suspects taken is said to have increased to about 10 people, even though the police are still working to solve the mystery.