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Ritualists Behead Woman After Luring Her From Lagos To Oyo

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Oyo state Police Command has arrested two suspected ritualists who allegedly murdered and beheaded a woman.

The deceased identified simply as Mujidat was lured by the accused persons from Lagos to Oyo.

DSP Adewale Osifeso, spokesperson of the command revealed in a statement on Wednesday, October 27 that the suspects were apprehended when information was received from residents of Ayekale, Saki Area of Oyo State, at about 2:30pm on Monday, October 25.

He revealed that the resident stated that two men known as Wasiu and Shittu were found in possession of a human head.

He said: “Oyo State Police Command attached to Saki Divisional Police Headquarters immediately swung into action which resulted in the arrest of the duo, the recovery of the fresh human head and the dismembered body of the victim who has been identified to be one Mujidat ‘f’.

“Preliminary investigation reveals that the victim was lured from Lagos through a phone call by one of the suspects, particularly Ismaila Wasiu before the perpetration of the dastardly act.

“The dismembered body has been deposited at the morgue, while intensive investigations regarding the incident continues.

The commissioner of police CP Ngozi Onadeko advised the populace in the state to learn lessons from the murder and also thanked law-abiding citizens in the state for their cooperation in reporting suspicious incidents in the area that would help the command in combating crime.