Residents Arrest Suspected Ritualist In Ibadan, Hands Him Over To Police » Gisthour

Residents Arrest Suspected Ritualist In Ibadan, Hands Him Over To Police » Gisthour

Residents of the Sasa neighborhood in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital have arrested a person suspected to be a ritualist.
We gathered that Sasa, one of many communities in Akinyele native authorities space is the place a 42-year outdated lady was killed final week.
Akinyele is the native authorities the place incessant killings have been recorded within the final two months.
Barakat Bello, Azeezat Shomuyiwa, and Grace Oshiagwu had been allegedly killed by some suspected ritualists.
A five-year-old boy recognized as Mujeeb was additionally killed by some suspected ritualists two weeks in the past.
We, nonetheless, gathered {that a} suspected ritualist who is alleged to be one of many masterminds of the killings has been arrested within the early hours of Sunday following a failed try to kill his sufferer within the space.
Our correspondent gathered on Monday that the suspect was arrested by native safety popularly referred to as Soludero.
A resident who witnessed the incident mentioned,
“The residents of Sasa neighborhood with the assistance of native safety popularly referred to as (Soludero) this morning arrested a suspect in Sasa space of Akinyele native authorities whereas he was attempting to homicide a lady.
“While he was been interrogated, The suspect confessed that He has been concerned in eight killings just lately in Akinyele native authorities and his final killing was at Sasa, the place he murdered a girl.
“He has so far been handed over to the Nigeria police for further investigation while work is still ongoing to fish out other perpetrators”.
Chairman of the Caretaker Committee in Akinyele Local Government Area, Hon. Kazeem Adekunle confirmed the arrest of the suspect to us on Monday.
Adekunle advised us that the case could be transferred to the Criminal Investigation Department (CID), at this time.
He mentioned,
“Yes and it will be transferred to the state CID today. Sir, I cannot be talking about this here. Thanks”.
Public Relations Officer of the state Police Command, Mr. Olugbenga Fadeyi when contacted, mentioned that the suspect remains to be serving to the police for additional investigation.
Fadeyi in a phone dialog with us mentioned,
“Yes, one man was arrested. He is presently in police custody to find out his degree of involvement.
“He was arrested in the area where the woman that was washing cloth was killed last week and he could not give a satisfactory answer”.

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