Suspected ritualists yesterday beheaded a man, Anthony Egbo, 37, inside the Living Faith Church, aka Winners Chapel, at Elebele community in Ogbia council of Bayelsa State.
Egbo was a security man attached to the church.
It was gathered that the Assistant Pastor of the church discovered the mutilated body of the guard at about 6am on Wednesday.
“When people saw him, his throat was missing. People suspected that it was not unconnected with a ritual killing,” the youth president of the community, Famous Egbo said.
Police spokesman Asinim Butswat confirmed the incident.
He, however, said the report from the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in Kolo community indicated that “the attack was at the head region and his throat was slit.”
Also, an unidentified suspected vandal was electrocuted at Osiri in Yenagoa, the state capital.
It was learnt that the burnt body of the alleged vandal was discovered early on Wednesday morning hanging on the electric pole.