Yahoo boys kill 40-year-old man for ritual

Two suspected internet fraudsters popularly call yahoo boys have killed a 40 -year- old man Abdullahi Azeez , cut him to pieces and used him for money making ritual in Kobape axis of Owode-Egba of Obafemi-Owode local government area of Ogun state.

Penpushing reports that, Ogun State Police Command Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi confirmed this in a statement, adding that the suspects  identified as Friday Abinya Odeh (21) and Poso Idowu(20) have been arrested

‘The suspects; Friday Abinya Odeh 21 years old and Poso Idowu 20 years were arrested following a report lodged at Owode Egba divisional headquarters on the 9th of June 2022 by the relations of the victim, who reported that the victim left his home at Kobape area on the 8th of June 2022 and did not return since then’, he said.

Penpushing further reports that, the statement explained that, upon the report, the Commissioner of Police,  Lanre Bankole, directed the anti-kidnapping unit of the State Criminal Investigation Departments to take over the investigation and unravel the mystery behind the sudden disappearance of the man.

‘In compliance with the CP’s directive, the SP Taiwo Opadiran led team subsequently embarked on technical and intelligence based investigation which led them to the hideout of Friday Abinya Odeh on the 22nd of September 2022, where the Airtel Sim card of the victim was recovered. His arrest led to the apprehension of his accomplice Poso Idowu’, the statement said.

Penpushing also reports that, Oyeyemi said on interrogation, the suspects confessed that they kidnapped the victim on the 8th of June 2022 at Kobape area, at about 7:30 pm, from where they forcefully took him to the bush, killed him and pieces his body.

‘They confessed further that it was one herbalist simply identified as Arab money who they claimed to have contacted on Facebook that prescribed the ritual for them.All efforts to recover the remains of the victim proved abortive as the suspects claimed to have disposed it’, Oyeyemi added.

Penpushing reports that the Command Public Relations Officer in the statement said, the Commissioner of Police,   has directed that the suspects be charged to court as soon as investigation is concluded.

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