Crime

Ritualists Nabbed for Killing Housewife, Four Year old child

A 29 year old herbalist, Baoku Gbuyi and A 27 year old bricklayer, Olamide Odulaja have been arrested by men of Ogun state police command for allegedly killing a housewife, Modupeola Folorunsho and her 4 year old son Peter Folorunsho for ritual.

The Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Abimbola Oyeyemi confirmed the arrest of the suspects in a statement in Abeokuta.

Mr Oyeyemi said the husband of the victim had earlier reported at Ijebu Igbo division that his wife and son were missing after several efforts to find them proved unsuccessful.

He said the suspects were arrested after the detectives in the division embarked on technical and intelligence based investigation, which led them to the arrest of Olamide Odulaja.

The command’s spokesman said the suspects who confessed to the crime explained that the victim and her son were killed for money ritual at the house of the herbalist.

Mr Oyeyemi said the Commissioner of Police, Mr Edward  Ajogun, had ordered the immediate transfer of the case to state Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation and prosecution.

Olusegun Folarin

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