The Kwara State Police Command have on Thursday apprehended a mentally unstable women suspected to be a ritualists in the Kulende area of Ilorin.
Ajayi Okasanmi, the state Police Public Relations Officer, revealed in a statement that the men of the Kulende divisional police headquarters, alongside community members had made the arrest.
The suspect was reportedly seen with a man in a sports utility vehicle.
However, when the security operatives approached them, he fled.
During preliminary investigation, the police recovered a cash sum of N166,700, children uniforms and books from the suspect.
The woman told police officers that the man in the sports car wanted to have sexual intercourse with her.
According to the police: “Intelligence available to the command prompted the surveillance mounted around the area, which was the base of the suspected ritualist. She was arrested today, March 17, 2022, around 6am.
“In the process of her arrest, a man in a black SUV found with the suspect zoomed off immediately he noticed the presence of the police.
“In the course of the arrest, school uniforms, notebooks, textbooks and money of different denominations totalling N166,700 were found in her possession.
“The suspect stated that the man seen with her as of the time of the arrest came to have sex with her and to give her water.”
Okasanmi stated further that efforts were being made to locate the man in a sports car while the suspect had been moved to hospital to ascertain her mental health condition.