Seven (7) members of a serial ritual killer syndicate located in different parts of Abeokuta have been Arrested by Police in Ogun State.
The suspects were arrested following a report lodged at Bode Olude Divisional Headquarters by one Abraham Okosun, who had reported that he visited his brother, one Sunday Okosun at Agbara village via Mawuko Abeokuta, Ogun state and discovered that his brother has been brutally murdered and dismembered by unknown person(s).
Upon the report, the DPO Bode Olude Division, DSP Durojaye Rotimi led detectives to the late Sunday okosun’s house and immediately embarked on an intelligence based investigation to unravel those behind the dastardly act.
Acting on credible information, the detectives traced and apprehended Lekan Oladipupo, who upon interrogation confessed to shooting and killing the deceased with his dane gun. His confession led to the arrest of the other six suspects.
During interrogation, all the suspects narrated their respective roles in the gruesome murder of the deceased and that of other victims who have been killed in similar circumstances.
Lekan Oladipupo informed Ogun police that his own role is to look for their victim, usually in the bush around mawuko area and shoot such unfortunate person to death.
According to him, he contact Sulaiman Aremu after killing his victim and Aremu will butcher the corpse and harvest vital parts to be distributed to their standby customers.
The customers are; Ifayemi Badru who bought the heart, hands and other parts of the body, Shittu Saheed bought the head, Akanji Moruf bought the heart of another of their victims while Tajudeen Adekunle bought the head.
The suspects, 38-years-old Lekan Oladipupo of Sotan village, 30-years-old Sulaiman Aremu of Imala Elega Abeokuta, 24-years-old Ifayemi Madru of Sotan village, 38-years-old Shittu Saheed of Alarugbo village, 35-years-old Samod Sulaiman of Sotan village, 23-years-old Akanji Moruf of Alabata village and 36-years-old Tajudeen Adekunle of Sapon Abeokuta confessed to have killed not less than four (4) persons in similar circumstances and that their body parts were used for money making ritual.
Confirming and giving more information to FASNEWS, Ogun State Police Command Image Maker, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi said it is shocking that some human beings can be this devilish just for earthly things.
Oyeyemi stated further that, the suspects confessed to having code names for each body parts.
“The suspects during interrogation narrated their evil roles and they even have code names for each human part whenever they want to request for it from their butcher man.
“For example, they normally referred to human head as ball, the heart as transformer, while the hands is code named as fans,. The gun and cutlass they used for the dastardly act have been recovered,” Ogun PPRO said.
Meanwhile, Ogun State Commissioner Of Police, CP Lanre Bankole, who described the incident as the height of man inhumanity to man, has ordered that the suspects be transferred to the homicide section of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, for more discreet investigation with the view to charge the suspects to court as soon as possible.