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Residents arrest suspected ritualist in Ibadan, arms him over to police

Residents of Sasa neighborhood in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital have arrested a person suspected to be a ritualist.

DAILY POST gathered that Sasa, one of many communities in Akinyele native authorities space is the place a 42-year outdated girl was killed final week.

Akinyele is the native authorities the place incessant killings have been recorded within the final two months. Bakakat Bello, Azeezat Shomuyiwa and Grace Oshiagwu have been allegedly killed by some suspected ritualists.

A five-year-old boy recognized as Mujeeb was additionally killed by some suspected ritualists two weeks in the past.

DAILY POST, nevertheless, gathered {that a} suspected ritualist who is alleged to be one of many masterminds of the killings has been arrested within the early hours of Sunday following a failed try and kill his sufferer within the space.

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Our correspondent gathered on Monday that the suspect was arrested by native safety popularly often called Soludero.

A resident who witnessed the incident stated, “The residents of Sasa neighborhood with the assistance of native safety popularly referred to as (Soludero) this morning arrested a suspect in Sasa space of Akinyele native authorities whereas he was attempting to homicide a girl.

“Whereas he was been interrogated, The suspect confessed that He has been concerned in eight killings just lately in Akinyele native authorities and his final killing was at Sasa, the place he murdered a girl.

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“He has to date been handed over to the Nigeria police for additional investigation whereas work remains to be ongoing to fish out different perpetrators”.

Chairman of the Caretaker Committee in Akinyele Native Authorities Space, Hon. Kazeem Adekunle confirmed the arrest of the suspect to DAILY POST on Monday.

Adekunle advised DAILY POST that the case can be transferred to the Felony Investigation Division (CID), in the present day.

He stated, “Sure and it is going to be transferred to the state CID in the present day. Sir, I can’t be speaking about this right here. Thanks”.

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Public Relations Officer of the state Police Command, Mr. Olugbenga Fadeyi when contacted, stated that the suspect remains to be serving to the police for additional investigation.

Fadeyi in a phone dialog with DAILY POST stated, “Sure, one man was arrested. He’s at the moment in police custody to find out his degree of involvement.

“He was arrested within the space the place the lady that was washing fabric was killed final week and he couldn’t give a passable reply”.

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