Two secondary school students of Odo-Obara high school located along Obafemi Awolowo way Epe are now cooling off in police custody following conspiracy to sell their female colleague to suspected ritualists in Ijebu Ode, Ogun states.
The News Gazette Online gathered that the duo had boarded a vehicle from their school on Friday, after the close of school to Ijebu-Ode along with the unsuspecting female victim.
fter allegedly carrying out the illicit transaction, the duo boarded the same vehicle that took them to Epe, raising the suspicion of the driver.
He was said to have demanded the whereabout of the third person. The suspects in response told him they left her behind where she was enjoying herself.
After a shorter time, they both started sharing money, a development that further raised the apprehension of the driver.
Our correspondent gathered that he drove them to Oke-Oyinbo police station for further interrogation.
They confessed to have sold their colleague at the sum of N50,000.
Further investigation revealed that before the police team could locate the spot where the transaction took place, the victim had already been killed by suspected ritualists.
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Police nab 8 suspected cultists for terrorizing neighborhood while mourning colleague
Ogun State Police Command has arrested eight suspected members of Black Axe (aka Aiye) confraternity.
They were nabbed on September 24 while mourning a colleague.
Public Relations Officer of the command, Abimbola Oyeyemi, made this known in a statement on Sunday.
The names and ages of those in custody are Olatunji Opeyemi, 26; Ayuba Oduola, 25; Sobowale Abiodun, 28; Sobowale Sunday, 25; Adelowo Olalekan, 32; Kareem Lanre, 21; Emmanuel Adebisi, 21; and Tobiloba Wasiu, 20.
The spokesman disclosed that they were nabbed following a complaint to Ogijo police station.
A 16-year-old boy, Onome Iduru, was shot during the cultists’ procession and was rushed to the station.
Oyeyemi said the cultists after opening fire on the victim, took his phone and unleashed terror on the community.
“Upon the report, the DPO Ogijo division, Muhammed Suleiman Baba led his men to the scene where eight members of the violent group were arrested after serious encounter with the policemen.
A banner designed with the group insignia to announce the death of their member was recovered from them while the injured victim was taken to Oladayo hospital for medical attention,” he noted.
The Commissioner of Police, Edward Awolowo Ajogun, has ordered the transfer of the suspects to the Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department.