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Ogun: 20 yrs old Man kills father, removes private part, larynx, teeth for ritual

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Ogun: 20 yrs old Man kills father, removes private part, larynx, teeth for ritual

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Ogun State Community, Social Orientation and Safety Corps, codenamed So-Safe Corps, has arrested one Ridwan for allegedly killing his father for ritual in Ijebu North Local Government Area of the State

The suspect, 20, was said to have murdered his father with a rope and dismembered the body of his father for ritual

The So-Safe Public Relations Officer, Moruf Yusuf, confirmed this to news men in a statement in Abeokuta on Friday.

Yusuf said that the suspect after killing his father, Ishau, used a knife to remove parts of his body needed for ritual purpose.

The So-Safe PRO said that officers while on a routine patrol heard a strange noise in a building at Oshoku Village in Ijebu North Local Government Area.

He said the officers entered the building to confirm what was happening, but to the officers’ dismay, they found a man’s body lying lifeless in a pool of his own blood and the alleged killer fled the scene.

Yusuf said on hearing the information, the Corps Commander, Soji Ganzallo directed the Zonal Commander, Ijebu Zonal Command, ACC Marcus Ayankoya to get the suspected killer, Ridwan arrested within 24 hours

He said the suspect was arrested while hiding in a bush and confessed to have killed his father with a rope.

The So-safe Image Maker said that the suspect confessed to killing his father as requested by a he identified as Baba Kekere who asked him to removed private part, larynx and four teeth of his father

He explained that that suspects refuse to give the details of the whereabouts of the ritualist

Yusuf added that the alleged killer had been transfered to the Nigeria Police Force, Ogbere Divisional Headquarters for further investigation and likely prosecution.