14-year-old boy accused of stealing 36 genitals
– A 14 year old boy in Yenagoa, Bayelsa state has been mobbed for allegedly causing the disappearance of the genitals of 36 men
– The boy, who is simply identified as Iduma Obodo is said to be an indigene of Oweikorogha community in Southern Ijaw local government area of Bayelsa state
– One of the victims, whose genitals was allegedly taken away, Ebekemie Samson, says it took the intervention of a man of God before his manhood was resuscitated
A 14 year old boy in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa state has been accused of allegedly causing the disappearance of the manhood of 36 men in Otuan community in southern Ijaw local government area of the state.
The boy, identified as Iduma Obodo and an indigene of Oweikorogha community in southern Ijaw local government was mobbed by angry residents who inflicted serious machete injuries on him.
The residents alleged that the boy confessed to the crime that he was responsible for the disappearances of the genitals organs of the men.
“After some beating, he explained that the genitals were no longer in his possession; as he alleged that they were with one old man whom he claimed sent him – after swinging a white handkerchief to make the deed possible,”
an Indigene of Otuan, identified as Thelma, told Leadership.
One of the victims, who allegedly lost his genitals, Ebekemie Samson, said it took the intervention of a man of God through prayers and deliverance before his manhood was resuscitated.
Otuan indigenes said the matter had been reported to the police, but as at the time of writing this report, attempts to get confirmation from the police however failed.
Reports of ritualist allegedly using mysterious powers to steal genitals of people are common in Nigeria, but these occurrences are yest to be proven by science.