The Ogun State Community, Social Orientation and Safety Corps, codenamed So-Safe Corps, has arrested a 20-year-old man identified as Ridwan for allegedly m¥rdering his father for ritual purposes in Ogun.
In a press statement issued from the Office of the State Commander of the Corps, Commander (Dr) Soji Ganzallo through the Office of the Director of Information and Public Relations of the Corps, Assistant Commander Moruf Yusuf, said that at about 12:00hrs on Thursday, August 31st, officers of the Corps on routine patrol heard a strange noise in a building while at Oshoku Village in Ijebu North Local Government Area.
The statement added that 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 bl@@d and the alleged ki!ler fled the scene. The statement read further that Ganzallo instructed the Zonal Commander, Ijebu Zonal Command, ACC Marcus Ayankoya to get the suspected killer, Ridwan arrested under 24hrs.
The suspected k!ller was nabbed where he was hiding in a bush.
‘’He confessed to have k!lled his father, Ishau with a rope tied to his neck and a knife used to remove the needed parts of his body for ritual purposes.
Ganzallo noted that the alleged k!ller told the officers of the Corps that he only removed the private part, larynx, and just four teeth of his father as requested by a ritualist he identified as Baba Kekere. The So-Safe boss further revealed that when he was asked about the whereabouts of the r!tualist, he refused to give details.
Ganzallo stated that the alleged killer had been transferred to the Nigeria Police Force, Ogbere Divisional Headquarters for further investigation and likely prosecution.