The community of Alaiyiama Obollo in the Isiala Mbano Local Government Area of Imo state went into panic following the beheading of a 68-year-old woman, Augustina Inebere.
This is even as the police have arrested the Pastor in charge of Arm of The Lord Church, Goddy Onyeho have been arrested for giving what the police called suspicious prophecy about the victim.
Cousin to the deceased, Anthony Njoku, told The Punch on Thursday that the corpse of the victim was found 17 days after she had gone missing.
The development had jolted the residents of the area.
“My murdered cousin, Mrs Augustina Inebere, married at Alaiyiama, Obollo, Isiala Mbano LGA. Her beheaded body with emptied bowel discovered on February 19 after two weeks search.”
The immediate elder brother of the deceased, Alexander Obiagu, told our correspondent, that four persons, including Pastor Onyeho had been arrested in connection with the murder.
Confirming the development, the police spokesperson said
“the Pastor prophesied to the family that they would find the woman at particular point weather dead or alive. It is at that point that the lifeless body of the woman was found. Beheaded and with an emptied bowel.“
He said that the police were investigating the missing, murder and beheading of the woman