Villagers refute discovery of 23 human skulls in camps
Some villagers in Mix River Condition have countered a claim from the Combined Military Taskforce that 23 individual skulls were found by it in ideologies in Bakassi and Akpabuyo municipality regions of their state.
Agents of the JMTF had on Friday stated it found skeletons and 23 rotting human skulls on camps throughout a raid.
The ideologies were considered situated in Ikot-Ene-Idem, Abakpa – and LGAs.
Nevertheless, some villagers who talked on Sunday with this reporter stated the skulls were found in shrines.
Samuel Ekpenyong, a villager from Nsidung, stated the troopers found the skulls within one’s shrine of the herbalists, recognized as Ita.
Ekpenyong stated, “It was that 23 skulls were found by the Delta Safe’. He’s an herbalist in Bakassi recognized for other religious supplies for individuals in the region along with creating necklaces.
Guy that is “The doesn’t have links with militants. He’s been a herbalist for quite some time. The person is famous for natural exercise and several folks from within and outside Mix River Condition patronise him on the normal basis.”
Anthony Nse, another villager, stated Ita, commonly called Ayabom, used-to execute some common rituals during capabilities and large events in the region.
“The troopers are searching for inexpensive recognition which was they connected militants and the shrine,” he explained.
But another villager from Ikot- Robinson Akpan, Nakanda, mentioned the herbalist utilized individual skulls to organize necklaces for militants.
Military Public Relations Official responsible for 13 Brigade stated he’d return to our reporter when approached.
He’d however to do this of submitting this statement by the full time.
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