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Wednesday, 7 September 2016

Alfa, Herbalist severe breast of 16-yr-old girl for rituals in Ogun

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a herbalist, Tunde Banjo, and an alfa, Nurudeen Adeniyi, for allegedly killing a 16-year-old-girl, identified only as Olayinka. The police also arrested 19-year-old Tobi Ogunkoya, who was suspected to have lured Olayinka into the hands of Banjo and Adeniyi.


The state acting Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, who confirmed the incident, said at about 2.30pm,  one Serifat Adebanjo reported Olayinka’s abduction to the police in Ago Iwoye station, alleging that Ogunkoya was a suspect in the abduction.

Oyeyemi added that acting on the information, the police stormed a house in Imosan community and apprehended Ogunkoya, who confessed that Olayinka was in the custody of Banjo in Ijebu Igbo.

Upon his arrest, Tobi took policemen to the home of Banjo in Ijebu  Igbo, where they met him with the Alfa, and they were arrested. He said two fresh human hearts and a live tortoise were allegedly found in their possession.

Oyeyemi said Banjo confessed to the police that the girl had been killed, her breasts and other vital organs severed, while her remains were thrown into the Ogbere River, in the Ijebu East Local Government area of the state.

He said, “The Police have arrested Banjo,  a herbalist, and Adeniyi, an alfa in Ijebu Igbo. Banjo said they have killed the girl and body dumped inside the Ogbere River. The police are working to retrieve the corpse. Two human hearts and one live tortoise were a recovered from the suspects.”

Oyeyemi said the suspects would be soon be transferred to the homicide section of  the command’s headquarters, Eleweran, Abeokuta.


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