Herbalist Arrested For Attempting To Kill Apprentice For Money Ritual In Ogun
A 62-years-old herbalist identified as Ganiyu Idowu, who allegedly kidnapped and attempted to kill his apprentice for money ritual, has been arrested in Oniyorin area of Abeokuta by the Police in Ogun State.
Speaking while parading the suspect alongside two of his accomplices, Balogun Edun (50) and Mathew Odunewu, at Police Headquarters, Eleweran, Abeokuta on Thursday, the State Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu, said the suspects connived on August 30 to commit the crime.
According to newsmen, Iliyaso said the suspects took Ganiyu Akanni to a river bank at about 11.00 p.m. but were sighted by a surveillance team of the Divisional Police Headquarters, Adigbe with the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS).
“On interrogation, they confessed that the polythene bags with them were to be used to collect their respective shares of the victim’s body parts after killing him,” the commissioner said.