The Ogun State Police Command has arrested an herbalist and an alfa, Tunde Banjo and Nurudeen Adeniyi respectively, for allegedly killing a 16 year old girl identified only as Olayinka.
The two were arrested alongside 19 year old Tobi Ogunkoya who reportedly lured Olayinka to them in Ijebu Igbo, Ijebu North Local Government Area of Ogun State.
According to Abimbola Oyeyemi, the Acting Police Public Relations Officer in Ogun State, around 2:30pm, one Serifat Adebanjo reported the abduction of the girl to the Ago Iwoye Police Station.
Serifat told the police that Tobi was a suspect in Olayinka’s abduction. The police immediately stormed the house of Tobi and arrested him before he confessed that the girl was with Tunde in Ijebu Igbo.
When the police got to Tunde’s house, he was met with the Alfa and the duo was arrested.
Two fresh human hearts and a live tortoise were found in their possession.
After the arrest, Tunde confessed that the girl had been killed, her breasts and private parts removed and her body thrown into the Ogbere River located in Ijebu East Local Government Area of the State.
“The Police have arrested Banjo, a herbalist, and Adeniyi, an alfa in Ijebu Igbo. Banjo said they have killed the girl and body dumped inside the Ogbere River. The police are working to retrieve the corpse. Two human hearts and one live tortoise were a recovered from the suspects.”