A 29-year-old herbalist, Baoku Gbuyi, has confessed to the police that he, on behalf of a 27-year-old bricklayer, Olamide Odulaja, killed a lady, Modupeola Folorunsho, and her 4-year-old son, Peter Folorunsho, for cash ritual.
Police stated the herbalist revealed that he had burnt the lady’s head with another natural supplies, saying he gave it to the bricklayer, who contacted him for the ritual.
The Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, knowledgeable DAILY POST that the 2 had been arrested by detectives following a report obtained at Ijebu Igbo division, from the sufferer’s husband.
Oyeyemi stated the husband reported on February 14 that his spouse and son went out the day earlier than, however didn’t return; including that efforts to find them proved abortive.
This, it was gathered, brought about the DPO, Kazeem Solotan, to incident a case of lacking individuals, as he detailed his crack detectives to unravel the thriller behind the sudden disappearance of the lacking individuals.
The technical and intelligence primarily based investigation of the detectives, Oyeyemi stated, led them to the arrest of the bricklayer, Olamide Odulaja, at Ibadan.
“On interrogation, Olamide confessed that he and one herbalist kidnapped the sufferer and her son on the thirteenth of February 2021, and that the sufferer and her son had been killed for cash ritual on the home of the stated herbalist. He said additional that it was the herbalist who burnt the lady’s head which he used for him,” the PPRO stated.
The bricklayer’s confession led detectives to the herbalist’s home at Araromi Road, Japara in Ijebu Igbo. However, he had fled.
Nonetheless, he was ultimately trailed to Kajola village, the place he was apprehended by the DPO of Awa Ijebu with assistance from hunters and native vigilantes.
“On interrogation, the herbalist confessed that it was Olamide Odulaja, who approached him for cash making ritual; following which he requested him to deliver a head of human being as one of many supplies for use.
“He said additional that they each conspired to abduct the lady and her son and slaughter them for that objective.
“He confessed additional that he burnt the lady’s head with another herb supplies which he gave to Olamide to make use of.
“When requested in regards to the little boy, he stated that his head and stays had been dumped inside a pit latrine,” Oyeyemi defined.
Whereas commending his males for his or her show of investigative intelligence, the Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun, ordered the quick switch of the matter to the State CIID for additional investigation and diligent prosecution.