Two fresh human hearts and a live tortoise were reportedly found in the home of a herbalist, Tunde Banjo, in the Ijebu Igbo area of Ogun State by Police Officers.
Arrested in Banjo’s house, was an alfa, Nurudeen Adeniyi. The police officers were led to Banjo’s house by a 19-year-old boy, Tobi Ogunkoya.
PUNCH reports that Ogunkoya was arrested for allegedly luring a 16-year-old girl, Olayinka into the hands of Banjo and Adeniyi.
The suspects reportedly killed the girl and cut off her breasts.
According to the State’s Acting Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, one Serifat Adebanjo on Tuesday, at about 2:30PM, reported Olayinka’s abduction to the police in Ago Iwoye station, alleging that Ogunkoya was a suspect in the abduction.
The police arrested Ogunkoya at a house in Imosan community. Ogunkoya led the officers to Banjo’s house where he and Adeniyi were arrested.
Oyeyemi said Banjo confessed to the police that the girl had been killed, her breasts and other vital organs severed, and her corpse was dumped in a river.
“The Police have arrested Banjo, a herbalist, and Adeniyi, an alfa in Ijebu Igbo. Banjo said they have killed the girl and dumped the body inside Ogbere River. The police are working to retrieve the corpse. Two human hearts and one live tortoise were a recovered from the suspects,” Oyeyemi said.
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