Police Nab Two For Beheading Girl

Advertisements
Advertisements
Advertisements
Advertisements
Advertisements
Advertisements
Advertisements
Advertisements
Advertisements
Advertisements

By Wole Adedeji, Ilorin

Advertisements

The Kwara State Police Command has arrested two men in Offa for beheading a young girl and removed parts for ritual purposes.

Advertisements

The remains of the young girl who stepped out of the family house in Offa, Kwara State to buy ‘kulikuli’ (groundnut cake) to take ‘garri’ was found in the neighbourhood without head and hands.

Advertisements


Kidnapping and killing of children to be used for money rituals has, of recent become rampart in major towns of the state, forcing the Commissioner of Police, Tuesday Assayomo to call on parents to be vigilant.

The CP through the Police Command Public Relations Officer, SP Ahayi Okasanmi, had said “cases of kidnapping children by ritualists for money purposes is gaining ground in Kwara State.”

The case in question, according to the Police happened on 14 September 2021 about 12 noon  when one Rainat Yusuf of Amuyo Area, Offa left her home on errand to buy ‘Kulikuli’ and had since not been seen.

The PPRO said: “A case of Missing person was reported at Offa Divisional Police Headquarters by her father, one Yusuf Taofeek ‘m’ of Amuyo area of Offa.

“Investigations led to the discovery of a headless body of a young lady with her two hands missing, at an uncompleted building at Amuyo area Offa. The body was later identified by the father, to be that of the missing girl.

“In the course of investigation, one Femi Adeniji ‘m’ of the same area was arrested and he confessed to be in possession of the head and hands of the deceased Rainat Yusuf.

“He confessed further that he had sold one of the hands to his acomplice who is presently at large for the sum of N20,000.”

Also, the PPRO disclosed that another suspect, Shittu Abdulmalik Wale of Ima Compound was arrested who has also confessed to have used the second hand of the deceased for money making soap.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *