Hoodlums had slit the throat of a woman in Moro axis of Ogijo, near Sagamu in Ogun state.
The woman, Sekinat Adesanya was accosted by the bandits around 5.30 am last Saturday, on her way to a wedding ceremony in the community.
The bandits slit her throat with knives, and went away with her phone and other valuables with her.
Spokesman of the state police command, Abimbola Oyeyemi confirmed the incident.
He said that divisional police officer of the Ogijo police divisional headquarters told him that relatives of the slain woman refused his advice that her burial should be suspended to allow an autopsy report.
The police image maker said she had been buried according to Islamic rites.
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