Three suspected ritualists and other suspects have been paraded at the Osun state police command for various criminal offences.

The suspects were paraded by the state commissioner of police, Wale Olokode who was represented by the command PPRO, SP Yemisi Opalola.

The suspected ritualists, Muideen Tunji, Yusuf Muslim and Rabiu Fathai were paraded for killing a 53 year old woman, Aishat Yekeen at lle-Ogbo in Ayedire local government area of Osun state.

With different accounts of involvement , they confessed that they connived and severed parts of the victim’s body and burnt the hands, legs, head and heart for ritual purpose before burying the remaining parts in a nearby bush.

The suspects were later arrested by police detectives at different locations within the state following complaints laid at the police headquarters by son of the deceased.

Speaking with journalists, son to the deceased, Yekin Sulaiman said one of the killers, Muideen Tunji, whon is well- known to the family, promised to asaist her mother on spiritual cleansing of one of her children but later lured her to unknown place and took her life.

Meanwhile, other suspects were paraded for offences such as attempted kidnapping, threat to life, conspiracy, armed robbery, and murder.

The commissioner said the suspects were arrested at different locations through swift intervention of his officers upon receipt of distress calls and complaints from members of the public.

He advised the public to continue to support the police with useful information that will assist the force to nip crime in the bud.


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