Panic as Kwara residents nab suspected ritualist with school uniform, books, money

The Kwara State Police Command confirmed the incident.
Panic as Kwara residents nab suspected ritualist with school uniform, books, money

Residents of Kulende community, Zango area, Ilorin, Kwara State nabbed a suspected female ritualist on Thursday.

A resident, who simply identified himself as Mr Kudus, said the suspect is currently being held at the State Criminal Investigations Department.

According to him, the woman, who pretended to have mental health issues, had been living in a shanty on the roadside for years.

He alleged that members of the community became suspicious of her activities when she was sighted giving some items suspected to be human parts to a motorist in a jeep parked near her abode in the middle of the night.

Kudus further explained that before members of the vigilante in the community got near enough to find out what she was giving to the jeep driver, the occupant zoomed off.

He noted that when the community leaders ransacked the shanty as well as her luggage, some money, a knife, a bottle of water, as well as a complete set of children’s school uniform, bag, shoes and books were found.

When she was queried, the woman could not explain how she got the items in her possession.

The Kwara State Police Command confirmed the incident.

Police spokesman, Ajayi Okasanmi, said efforts are on to arrest the fleeing driver, adding that the money found with her in different denominations totalled N166,700.

“The suspect stated that the man with jeep came to have sex with her and to give her water.

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