A 38- year old suspected ritualist was paraded this morning by the Osun State Police Command for the unlawful possession of human parts and 12 other criminals were also paraded for various crimes.
The suspect were paraded before newsmen, the state commissioner of police, Wale Olokode, disclosed that the suspected ritualist, Semiu Oyewo was nabbed on July 7th by the Police patrol team along Ile- Ife/Ibadan road.
According to Olokode, the police ” intercepted one Honda Accord vehicle with Reg. No. AGL 412 CD black colour driven by the suspect identified as Semiu Oyewo, male, of Alamole area, Ondo road, Ile- Ife, searched the vehicle and recovered the above named exhibits. “
” In the course of investigation and interrogation, the suspect confessed that, he is a herbalist and purchased the suspected human parts from his co- herbalist one Ige aka Igwe of Apomu who had run away.
” One of the human parts which was a suspected human skull was bargained for twenty five thousand naira only (N25, 000. 00) while he paid twenty thousand naira only (N20, 000. 00) to later balancey five thousand naira only (N5, 000. 00)
” The Police navigated its investigation to the house of the nabbed suspect and recovered various ‘ Juju’ and fetish items which they hid in the bush. ” Olokode confirmed.
The suspect revealed one of his friends identified as Akin brought the deceased to his room to have s3x with. He claimed he left them in the room and that when he returned, he found her dismembered body in his room.