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Fake cleric arrested for allegedly abducting a 15-year-old girl for ritual

Fake cleric arrested for allegedly abducting a 15-year-old girl for ritual

Fake cleric arrested for allegedly abducting a 15-year-old girl for ritual

A 36-year-old cleric, Amodu Jamiu, has been arrested by men of the

Ogun state police command for allegedly abducting a 15-year-old girl for ritual.

A statement released by DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, spokesperson of the

state police command said the self-acclaimed cleric was arrested following

a report lodged at Sango divisional headquarters by the victim.

On interrogation, the suspect confessed that he had the intention of

afflicting the victim with a sickness, which will enable him to extort her

parents of huge amount of money having successfully done it to two

different persons in the past.

 Fake cleric  arrested for allegedly abducting a 15-year-old girl for ritual
Fake cleric arrested for allegedly abducting a 15-year-old girl for ritual

This corroborated the victim’s statement that while she was coming from her

work place at about 5:30 pm, she was accosted by the suspect who lured her

into an uncompleted building after touching her with an object.

She stated further that on getting to the building, the suspect stripped her naked and

used a White handkerchief to rub her private part, as well as all over her body.

It was a good Samaritan, who, unknown to the suspect, was watching the whole

incident that came to her rescue as she had become unconscious.

Upon the report, the DPO Sango division, CSP Godwin Idehai, detailed his

detectives to go after the suspect. He was subsequently traced and apprehended.

Search warrant was executed in his house, and a lot of dangerous criminal

charms were recovered from there, he said.

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The police spokesperson added that the state commissioner of police,

CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun, has ordered the transfer of the case to

state criminal investigation and intelligence department for further

investigation and possible prosecution.

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