Police in Anambra State have arrested two ladies in Onitsha, who allegedly focus on abducting youngsters and pounding them in mortars to make charms for politicians. The suspects are one Miss Rejoice Raymond, 39 and Mrs Chidi Nwafor, 80.
A viral video circulating within the state confirmed an enormous outcry by members of the general public, when males of the Anambra State police command raided the residence of the ladies.
The video additionally confirmed policemen, rescuing three youngsters who have been locked up in numerous rooms within the flat, apparently retaining them for rituals.
In accordance with a lady within the video, the culprits who have been arrested alongside Awka highway, Onitsha have been taken to the condominium at 3-3 property, the place the kids have been found.
Police spokesperson in Anambra, CSP Haruna Mohammed who confirmed the arrest mentioned the ladies arrested have been two. He gave their names as;
Mrs Chidi Felicia Nwafor, 80 years outdated and Rejoice Raymond, 39 years outdated.
Sources advised DAILY POST that the ladies function a ministry alongside Awka highway, Onitsha, and use youngsters to make charms for businessmen and politicians.
Haruna mentioned police can be charging her for little one abuse, deprivation of liberty and assault on the three youngsters.
Haruna mentioned, “On February 19, at about 5:50 pm, following an intelligence report, police operatives connected to 3-3 Police Station Nkwelle Ezunaka arrested two suspects and rescued three minors.
“Scene was visited by the DPO 3-3, CSP Abdu Bawa, the place a gory sight of badly battered victims, one with a damaged arm have been discovered within the pool of their blood and whose dad and mom have been neither seen nor identified.
“In the meantime, the kids have been rescued and rushed to the hospital for medical consideration,” he said.
He additionally famous that preliminary investigation resulted within the restoration of some fetish substances, blood-stained canes, concoctions and different incriminating gadgets from the rooms.
He mentioned the Commissioner of Police, CP Monday Bala Kuryas, has ordered a discreet investigation into the circumstances surrounding the case, after which suspects can be delivered to justice