Teenagers kill, burn girlfriend’s head in pot for ritual in Ogun State
Police in Ogun State have arrested three teenagers for allegedly killing one Rofiat for money making ritual in Oke-Aregba area of the state
The victim was said to be the girlfriend of the fourth suspect, Soliu, who is now at large.
The suspects are: Wariz Oladehinde, 17 years, Abdul Gafar Lukman 19 years and Mustakeem Balogun. The were arrested on Saturday, January 29, 2021
Their arrest follows an information received at Adatan divisional headquarters from the head of the community security guard that some boys were seen burning something suspected to be human head in a local pot.
The Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi confirmed the incident to newsmen in a statement in Abeokuta on Saturday.
Oyeyemi said that upon the information, the DPO Adatan division, SP Abiodun Salau, quickly led his detectives to the scene, where the three suspects were arrested, while Soliu escaped.
The Police PRO said, on interrogation, the arrested suspects confessed that what they were burning in the local pot is 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.”
“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”, Oyeyemi said.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Lanre Bankole, who described the action of the suspects as the height of callousness has ordered for a massive manhunt for the fleeing boyfriend of the victim by name Soliu.
The CP also ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to the homicide section of the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for discreet investigation with the view to arraign them in court as soon as possible.
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