2 men have been arrested by the Kwara Law Command over the alleged murder of a miss for money ritual purposes.
They are Femi Adeniji (m) of Amuyo area, Offa and Shittu Abdul Malik Wale of Imam chemical compound, Offa, all in Offa Local Regime Area of Kwara Province.
One other suspect connected with the gory incident is reportedly still at big.
The spokesman of the province police force command, Mr Okasanmi Ajayi, in Ilorin on Monday alleged that the 2 suspects allegedly murdered one Rianat Yusuf, (f) of Amuyo area, Offa, Offa Local Regime Area of the province and cutting off her chief and 2 hands.
He said the incident occurred on 14/09/2021, at in relation to 1200 hours, when Rianat Yusuf left her home on an errand to purchase ‘kulikuli’ which was to be used to drink Garri (cassava flake) and had not been seen since and then.
“A example of a lost individual was reported at the Offa Divisional Law Headquarters by her male parent, one Yusuf Taofeek of Amuyo area, Offa.”
The command’s spokesman said ” investigation led to the find of a headless body of a immature lady with her 2 hands lost at an uncompleted building at Amuyo area, Offa, which was later identified by the male parent to be that of his lost shaver.”
He said investigations led to the arrest of one Femi Adeniji of the same area, who confessed to be in possession of the chief and hands of the deceased.
Femi Adeniji, farther confessed that he had sold one of the hands to his accomplice who is presently at big for the amount of N20,000.
Some other suspect, Shittu Abdul Malik Wale, of Imam chemical compound, Offa, also confessed to have used the moment manus of the deceased for money-making lather.
Okasanmi said the suspects would be charged to judicature after the completion of the ongoing investigation.
The command expressed grave concern over rising incidents of ritual murders amidst the youths.
It called the attending of parents and guardians to the evolution, warning criminal elements to vacate Kwara Province or risk arrest, prosecution and accommodation in the correctional facilities.
The province Law Commissioner, Amienbo Tuesday Assayomo, advised the youth to shun the want for quick and like shooting fish in a barrel money, saying there is no alternative to tough work.
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