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Osun police command arrests 3 suspected ritualists 

Osun police command arrests 3 suspected ritualists 

 

The Osun State Police Command said it has arrested three young men for ritual killings in the state.
In a release by the Police Public Relations Officer of the command, Superintendent of Police, SP Opalola Yemisi Olawoyin, the arrest was made in the command’s efforts at sanitising the state from incessant ritual killings and other vices
According to the statement, the three suspects are; Olayade Kehinde ‘M’ 25 years, Olufemi Oriyomi ‘M’ 21years and Raimi Sheriff ‘M’ 21years.
Explaining, the PPRO said, “The brief fact of the case is that, on the  7th April, 2022 at about 1100hrs along Osogbo/OAU Ile Ife Campus Road, the Police detectives on ‘stop and search’ duty accosted three men on motorcycle, they were flagged down, but rather than stop, sped off, and were pursued.
“They were eventually arrested at Safejo area of Ile-ife, and while searching, human heart, which they claimed was one of their friend’s and various criminal charms were found on them.
“Meanwhile, as discreet investigation still ongoing, one of the suspects named Olufemi Oriyomi fell sick and was taken to hospital for treatment, but unfortunately, he died while on admission and the corpse has been deposited at State hospital for autopsy.
The remaining two suspects will be charged to Court upon conclusion of investigation.
“The Commissioner of Police, CP Olawale Olokode, psc, wishes to use this medium to advise parents to monitor their children, and warn them against bad company they might be moving with.
“He also  admonishes the youths to always engage in lawful business, and shun anything that will jeopardize their brighter future, which includes all forms of ‘get rich quick’ syndrome.”

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