Horrendous crime: 4 Secondary School students under 20 years, kill, dismember girlfriend, roast head for ritual in Ogun
Persecondnews reports that the Command's spokesman, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi confirmed that the suspects were arrested in the early hours of Saturday, January 29 following information received at Adatan Divisional Police Headquarters.
In Abeokuta, Ogun State, another horrendous crime has been committed by some secondary school students, who after snuffing a girlfriend, butchered her in cold blood. After dismembering the girl, a teenager burnt her head in a local pot at night for money rituals.
The suspects are Wariz Oladehinde, (17), Abdul Gafar Lukman(19) and Mustakeem Balogun (20).
Following a tipoff, the Ogun State Police Command apprehended the three boys whose ages range between 17 and 20 years, for allegedly killing and beheading the girlfriend of their friend for money making ritual in Adatan area of Abeokuta, the state capital.
Persecondnews reports that the Command’s spokesman, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi confirmed that the suspects were arrested in the early hours of Saturday, January 29 following information received at Adatan Divisional Police Headquarters.
He said the head of the community security guard informed police authorities that the suspects were seen burning something suspected to be human head in a local pot.
“Upon information, the Divisional Police Officer of Adatan Division, CSP Abiodun Salau, quickly led his detectives to the scene, where the three suspects were arrested, while the fourth one who happened to be the boyfriend of the murdered girl escaped.
‘On interrogation, the arrested suspects confessed that what they were burning in the local pot was the head of the girlfriend of their escaped accomplice.
“They confessed further that the girl who was simply identified as Rofiat was lured by her boyfriend simply identified as Soliu to where she was murdered by four of them, after which they cut off her head and packed the remains in a sack, and dumped it in an old building,” Oyeyemi said.
‘Upon the information, the DPO Adatan division, SP Abiodun Salau, quickly led his detectives to the scene, where the three suspects were arrested, while the fourth one who happened to be the boyfriend of the murdered girl escaped.
‘They subsequently led policemen to the building, where the dismembered body was recovered and deposited at the general hospital mortuary for autopsy. The short cutlass and a knife used in cutting off the deceased head were also recovered,” he said.
Meanwhile, Police Commissioner Lanre Bankole has described the act as the height of callousness and has ordered a massive manhunt for the fleeing boyfriend of the deceased.
He has also ordered the transfer of the suspects to the Homicide Section of the State Criminal Investigations and Intelligence Department ( SCIID) for discreet investigation.
Bankole promised that the suspects would be arraigned in court as soon as Investigations were concluded.