Operatives of Bayelsa State Police Command have recovered a mutilated female body at School to Land Project, Edepie, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.
The Bayelsa Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Asinim Butswat confirmed this in a press release issued in Yenagoa on Thursday.
According to the statement, the unidentified female corpse was found on Thursday at about 0830 hours.
Preliminary investigation reveals that the corpse has been dismembered, with vital organs such as eyes, ears, nose and tongue removed, allegedly for ritual purposes.
The press release stated further that the corpse has been removed and deposited at the morgue of the Federal Medical Centre, Yenagoa, for autopsy.
The Commissioner of Police, Bayelsa State Command CP Mike Okoli has given detectives under his Command the matching orders, asking them to fish out the culprits.
According to the statement, investigation on the matter is ongoing..