Ogun Land Grabbers Kill Housewife, Motorcyclist For Rituals
The Ogun State Police Command has arrested 5 suspected land grabbers who’re concerned within the abduction and homicide of a housewife, Memunat Akinde and an okada rider (business motorcyclist), Ibikunle Ajose, in Idoleyin group within the Ado Ota space of the state.
The police additionally recovered the cranium of Akinde, who had been kidnapped by the suspects and brought to an herbalist’s home for ritual functions, earlier than they have been ultimately slaughtered at a shrine.
Based on the police, the suspects: Okediran Monsuru, Ajaoba Monday, Akewusola Wajud, Nupo Pona and Dasu Sunday are all in custody whereas a severe manhunt has been launched for his or her fleeing principal and land grabber, merely often known as Lebo.
A press launch by the state police command’s spokesperson, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, mentioned the sudden disappearance of the 45-year-old housewife, Akinde, and the motorcyclist together with her, Ajose, made her husband report the matter to the police.
The police mentioned, “The duo went lacking on October 1, 2020, when the lady, who was a fish vendor, left her home at Idoleyin space for a close-by market purposely to purchase fish and she or he contacted a motorcyclist to take her to the mentioned market. However surprisingly, each of them by no means returned dwelling since then
“This prompted the lady’s husband to lodge a grievance on the police station. The case was later transferred to the Anti-kidnapping unit of the state Felony Investigation and Intelligence Division.
“The workforce began investigation and their efforts paid off when one of many suspects, Okediran Monsuru, was traced to Badagry and apprehended. His arrest led to the arrest of three others particularly Ajaoba Monday, Akewusola Wajud and Nupo Pona.
“The 4 of them confessed that they have been working for a infamous land grabber who they merely recognized as Lebo. They acknowledged that they accosted the 2 victims alongside the street at Abisoye village the place they kidnapped and took them to an uncompleted constructing in a bushy space, tied their palms and legs and later referred to as their principal on the cellphone to tell him that they’d succeeded in getting two victims.”
The police mentioned the suspects confessed additional that when the mentioned Lebo got here, he ordered them to slaughter the 2 victims.
“Having killed them, the fifth suspect, Dasu Sunday, who’s an herbalist, was referred to as to return, and on his arrival, they reduce the 2 victims into items and put their elements in a sack introduced by the herbalist who took the elements away for a money-making ritual.
“The top of the lady was recovered on the herbalist’s shrine. The 5 suspects are all in police custody whereas a severe manhunt has been launched for his or her fleeing principal. The Commissioner of Police has directed that the arrested suspects be charged to court docket with out additional delay whereas the remaining ones are to be hunted and fished out.”