The Kwara State police command has arrested two suspects for allegedly killing a 16-year-old girl, Rihanat Yusuf, who was sent on an errand by her parents.
It was gathered that the suspected ritualists murdered the teenager in the Amuyo area, Offa Local Government Area of the state.
However, police operatives while searching for the girl discovered her dismembered body, with her head and two hands missing at an uncompleted building in the area.
It was disclosed that Rihanat left the house to get ‘Kuli kuki’ to have Garri for lunch when she went missing.
The father of the missing girl, Yusuf Taofeeq, had reported his missing daughter at the Offa Divisional Police headquarters which led to a police investigation.
The spokesman of the state police command, Ajayi Okasanmi while speaking on the incident said two suspects have been apprehended and they have confessed to the crime.
He said, “In the cause of investigation, one Femi Adeniji of the same area was arrested and he confessed to being in possession of the head and hands of the deceased.
“He confessed further that he had sold one of the hands to his accomplice who is presently at large for the sum of N20,000.
“The other arrested suspect, Shittu Abdulmalik, also confessed to have used the second hand of the deceased for money-making soap.”
He further stated that the investigation is still ongoing and the suspects would be charged to court after the investigation