A 49-year-old man was arrested for bathing with blood at a community river in the Odeda Local Government Area of the state, Nigeria, according to reports.
The suspect was seen by community members at the riverfront where he parked his Nissan commercial vehicle.
He came out with a local sponge and a container filled with blood and started bathing with it.
“Immediately he discovered that some people were watching him, he took to his heels, but was chased and apprehended by members of the community.”
A call was made to the police and a patrol team quickly led to the scene, from where the suspect was brought to the station.
“On interrogation, the suspect claimed to have a spiritual problem, and that a herbalist instructed him to perform the ritual.”