Oyo State Police Command has arrested two suspected ritualists, Ismaila Wasiu and Mutairu Shittu who allegedly murdered a lady recognized merely as Mujidat.
Spokesperson of the command, DSP Adewale Osifeso, who disclosed this in an announcement on Wednesday, October 27, mentioned the suspects had been arrested following credible intelligence obtained from residents of Ayekale, Saki Area of Oyo State, at about 2:30pm on Monday.
He mentioned that the residents reported that Wasiu, 29, and Shittu, had been present in possession of a recent human head.
“Oyo State Police Command attached to Saki Divisional Police Headquarters immediately swung into action which resulted in the arrest of the duo, the recovery of the fresh human head and the dismembered body of the victim who has been identified to be one Mujidat ‘f’,” Osifeso acknowledged.
“Preliminary investigation reveals that the sufferer was lured from Lagos by a telephone name by one of many suspects, notably Ismaila Wasiu earlier than the perpetration of the dastardly act,”
Osifeso mentioned that the investigation into the incident is ongoing and the dismembered physique of the sufferer has been deposited in a morgue.
“The dismembered body has been deposited at the morgue, while intensive investigations regarding the incident continues.” he added.
While calling on the citizenry within the State to attract classes from the ugly homicide of the sufferer, the Commissioner of Police CP Ngozi Onadeko urges all legislation abiding folks resident within the state to provide their unwavering cooperation in direction of the rendition of well timed and actionable data able to fueling the Command’s campaign towards crime and criminality within the State.