Saturday, 25 April 2020

PHOTO; Ogun state police arrest couple who allegedly killed their 7-year old son for ritual purpose

Herbalist , Lajuwon Ogunleye and his wife Adetutu Apalaya were arrested by the Ogun state police command , for allegedly killing their 7 -year old son , Pelumi Apalaya, alongside one Fatai Sefiu. The suspects neighbours where who were noticing some suspicious acts, teamed up with the residents of the community and they were keeping a close eyes on the suspect after they took the boy to the bush for burial .

It was reported that the boy’s body parts that was buried in a “standing position”, were harvested by the herbalist who is his actually the boy's step father , his mother and Sefiu who is his father’s friend .

The DPO for Abigi division led detectives to the bush in Iwopin area of Ijebu waterside where the suspects were rounded up .
The Commissioner has ordered the transfer of the case to homicide department .

According to the police spokesperson ;
“The suspects led policemen to where the victim was buried and it was discovered that the deceased was buried in a standing position 
“On interrogation , the second suspect , Fatai Sefiu , told the detectives that the boy was actually used for ritual by the stepfather in connivance with the deceased boy’s mother . He stated further that the couple have reached a conclusion before he was coopted into the business .
“The mother of the victim Adetutu Apalaya who first denied having knowledge of her husband plan to use her so. For ritual was dumbfounded when asked whether or not she followed them to the bush where her so. Was buried and the mode of burial of the boy.” 

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