The Ondo State Police Command has arrested a ritualist with human parts in Odigbo local government area of Ondo State.
The police spokesman, Funmi Odunlami announced this in a statement on Tuesday in Akure.
ARREST OF MURDER SUSPECTS:
On the 31st August, 2022, a complainant reported at Kajola Division that an offensive odour was oozing out from the room of one Olaolu Falowo ‘m’ Aged 26, located Kuseru Village via Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo State.
As at the time of the report, the suspect was in police custody for a
case of attempted car theft, when a search was conducted in his house, Human limps (2 legs and 2 arms hands) were recovered while a Human skull in a sack was recovered from his father’s house.
The suspect claimed the deceased was a madman who was sick and about dying in the forest, so he killed him to reduce his pains and took part of his body to use it for sacrifice. However, a family member of the deceased refuted the suspect’s statement that his Brother was hail and hearty, a farmer who had gone to farm at Kuseru village.
The suspects (father and son) are in police custody.
In the same vein, on the 30th of November 2021, one Iwatan Bamitale, went to the land of one Mr. Ogunsemore and while measuring the land, the owner challenged him and ask what he was doing on his land, the said Bamitale left and came back the next day with some of his gang members and attacked the owner of the land and in the process shot at his son, Esau Ogunsemore and carried him away.
The duo of Mayowa Iletuwa ‘m’ Aged 41 and Akinwumi Ebifemi (a.k.a Espayol) ‘m’ Aged 32 who were part of the people who attacked the land owner were arrested.
During investigation, it was discovered that the aforementioned were involved in several cases bothering on similar offences in which one Iwatan Bamidele and seven others had earlier been arrested and charged to Court for murder and conspiracy which includes killing of a Policeman on the 18th November, 2021.
Subsequently, one Ogunsemore Gbenga ‘m’ Aged 38 and Rire Ayomide ‘m’ Aged 33 were later arrested in connection with the case by Policemen attached to FCID, Alagbon, Lagos State.
Effort is ongoing to arrest others at large while the arrested suspects will be charged to court.