Police operatives under the Ogun State Police Command have arrested a 77 year old pastor, Samuel Babatunde, the founder of Cherubim and Seraphim Church, Itedo Isinmi Ayo Parish, Egan Road in Iyana-Iyesi area of Ota.
Babatunde who claims he is a prophet was arrested alongside three other suspects in connection with discovery of human parts buried inside his church in Ota.
Ahmed Iliyasu, the Ogun State Commissioner of Police, who paraded the suspects said that the discovery followed the arrested of one Jeremiah Adeola, a 32 year old serial kidnapper, on Saturday.
According to the police commissioner, Adeola specializes in kidnapping children and had since admitted and confessed to his crime. He also added that the prophet of the Cherubim and Seraphim Church was the receiver of the abducted children.
The police commissioner also added that one 43 year old Haruna Afolabi, a herbalist, was among the suspects who allegedly buried the human parts at the church entrance.
“Operatives attached to the police Area Command in Ota on Sunday received technical intelligence about Adeola and eventually apprehended him. The police commissioner said.
“On the strength of the intelligence, detectives from Ota Area Command were detailed to effect the arrest of the suspect; and at about 10:20am of the date, their efforts paid off when the said Jeremiah Adeola was promptly arrested. he added.