The victim’s head, breasts, legs, one hand were cut and buried in his church at the altar, while the remaining decapitated body was buried in a bush close to the church.
According to reports, the deceased is said to be a Tiv girl who left Benue State for greener pasture without the knowledge of her parent but no body knows her people over there in Kogi State.
On further interrogation, the accomplices confessed that the pastor had sent them to bring a girl for ritual purposes as he promised to pay them N700, 000.00.
The suspects thereafter led the investigators to Uhodo in Ogaminana area of Adavi where the remains of Mercy Moses were dug out from a shallow grave.
The police was able to track and arrest Pastor Otaru who since the arrest of his accomplices fled the neighborhood.
The exhumed remains of the victim were deposited at Okene General Hospital mortuary for autopsy.