Herbalist, Alfa Kill Teenage Girl, Cut Off Bre asts (Photo)

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a herbalist identified as Tunde Banjo, and an alfa, Nurudeen Adeniyi, for allegedly killing a 16-year-old-girl.

Reports gathered that the culprits were arrested in Ijebu Igbo, Ijebu North Local Government Area of the state after killing the teenage girl identified as Olayinka.

A popular daily noted that a 19-year-old boy, Tobi Ogunkoya was also arrested. He was suspected to have lured the teenage girl into the hands of Banjo and Adeniyi.

Confirming the reports to newsmen, the state acting Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, stated that 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.

He added that after receiving 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.

The policemen also stormed 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 and Banjo confessed to the police that the teenage girl had been killed, her bre asts and other vital organs severed, while her remains were thrown into the Ogbere River.

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

The police spokesperson stressed that the suspects would soon be transferred to the homicide section of the command’s headquarters, Eleweran, Abeokuta.



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