Suspected ritualists, in the early hours of Thursday, beheaded a 12-year-old girl, simply identified as Eguono, at Okwemeva junction off Scott road in Oghara, Ethiope-West Local Government Area of Delta State.
It was learnt that vital organs of the deceased were also severed by the suspected ritualists.
At the moment, residents, still in shock over the development, are afraid to speak to the press for fear of the unknown.
Men of the Nigeria Police Force, Oghara Division, have gone to evacuate the remains of the deceased.
When contacted, the Delta State Commissioner of Police, CP Muhammad Mustafa said, “The DPO actually called me; but they said the girl was not mentally okay.