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How herbalist, alfa killed 16-yr-old girl; throw body in river

By Daud Olatunji

ABEOKUTA—Men of Ogun State Police Command from Ago-Iwoye and Ijebu-Igbo Division of in Ijebu North Local Government Area of Ogun State, have arrested a herbalist, Mr. Tunde Banjo, an Alfa, Mr. Nurudeen Adeniyi, and 19-year-old Tobi Ogunkoya for allegedly killing of a 16-year-old girl, identified as Olayinka.

Vanguard gathered that Ogunkoya was arrested because he reportedly lured Olayinka into the hands of Banjo and Adeniyi.

They were arrested by yesterday, following a frantic search for Olayinka.

A source in Ijebu-Igbo said Olayinka was likely killed for ritual purposes as her breasts were cut off by her killers.

The acting Police Public Relations Officer, Ogun State Police Command, Mr. Abimbola Oyeyemi, said that the command was aware of the disappearance of Olayinka.

Oyeyemi said one Serifat Adebanjo reported to the Police Station in Ago-Iwoye about the abduction of Olayinka, saying that Tobi Ogunkoya was a suspect in the abduction.

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

Tobi took detectives to Banjo’s home in Ijebu-Igbo, met him with Adeniyi (an alfa), arrested them and recovered two fresh human hearts and a life tortoise from them.

Oyeyemi said Tunde has also confessed to police that the girl had since been killed, her breasts and other vital organs cut out, while her remains were thrown into Ogbere River, Ogun State.

 


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