A young man has luckily escaped from the den of ritual killers in Ibadan, Nigeria after an attempt to use him for ritual.
The 27-year-old man escaped death in the early hours of Tuesday after suspected ritual killers tried to use him for rituals. Tribune reports.
Following reports given by an eye witness, Wole Williams, the victim suddenly ran out of a bush path of the Obafemi Awolowo stadium after being attacked by the suspected ritualist.
The eye witness noted that on hearing the victim, a search party was organised to fish out the suspected ritualist in the bush after the ritualist had escaped from his den.
“I was here when we suddenly saw the man running out of the bush, at first, we thought it was two mad men fighting, because we had lots of mad men living around this place, we decided to move close to him when they continued shouting for help, on getting there, he explained how a ritualist suddenly grabbed him from behind and started eating his mouth, palm and had removed his teeth while he struggled with the ritualist before he eventually escaped”.
“While searching for the suspected ritualist, a small place serving as a shelter for the ritualist was seen covered with mosquito net ”
According to Tribune, some items found at the crime scene includes bones suspected to be remnants of the part of victims, mosquito net, iPhone charger, bags, ATM cards, male and female clothe, an MP3 player were also seen and believed to belong to suspected ritual killers.
However, the victim has been reportedly taken to a hospital by the men of the Nigerian police force.
Further report has it that while the victim was being taken away, angry mobs lynched on the mentally challenged men around the venue.
An eye witness also revealed that the angry mob suspected the physically challenged men to be the perpetrators of the crime.