The mother of Plangnan Solomon, who was reportedly killed by suspected ritualists in Jos, has recounted how the incident occurred.
Naija News reports that the mutilated body of the young lady was found dumped near Plateau Radio Television Corporation (PRTV) in Rayfield area of Jos South with vital parts missing.
Speaking to Daily Trust, Mrs Solomon narrated how her daughter left home on Christmas Eve, with the hope to return the next day to observe the season, but was found dumped in the waterways after a few days of searching with some parts of her body already removed.
The deceased, a resident of Congo Rosha, in Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau State was declared missing after all effort to reach her proved abortive after four days.
“It is not in her character to leave home and stay longer than time. Anytime she left home, at most, she stayed away for one day and returned, but the last time she left, it was unusual,” the mother said.
“Three days after she went out, we didn’t hear from her. I then asked her sisters to call her phone number. We dialled the number severally but there was no response.
“We later heard that a picture of the corpse of a young woman was posted on Facebook, but it didn’t occur to us that it was her,” her mother, Salomi Solomon, said in an emotion laden voice.
Bridget John, a nephew to the deceased, explained how the family was able to trace and identify the body of their sister.
He said: “When the body of Plangnan was first discovered, residents of the area had posted the picture of the corpse on various social media platforms to create awareness.
“A day after I saw the picture on Facebook, though I couldn’t recognise who was in the picture, I was disturbed by the development because I knew that my aunt was nowhere to be found, and she could be the one in the picture. I told my grandma about it and asked what about if that corpse was Plangnan’s.
“I called other members of the family to go to where the body was said to have been seen. We took a tricycle and headed to a police outpost in Rayfield where we made enquiries.”