Police Arrest Three Suspects For Attempted Ritual Killing

The suspects

CP Commends Effort of Community Youths In The Arrest.

Detectives of Bayelsa State Police Command in collaboration with youths of Sagbama Community have arrested three suspects for attempted ritual killing.

This is contained in a press release signed by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO),
Bayelsa State Command.SP Asinim Butswat, and mad available to newsmen.

According to the release, preliminary investigation reveals that the suspects namely; Emomotimi Magbisa ‘m’ 15 years, Perebi Aweke ‘m’ 15 years and Eke Prince ‘m’ 15 years, all natives of Sagbama Community, alledgedly accosted one Endeley Comfort ‘f’ 13 years, hypnotised her to follow them to the apartment of Emomotimi Magbisa in Sagbama Community, cut her finger and sprinkle the blood on a mirror for ritual purposes.

The release added that youths noticed the suspicious movements of the suspects and raised alarm. The suspects were subsequently arrested and some substance suspected to be charms were recovered from them. The suspects have confessed to the crime.

“The victim was rescued and rushed to the hospital for medical attention. The suspects have been transferred to the Anti-kidnapping unit for discreet Investigation.”

“The Commissioner of Police Bayelsa State Command CP Ben Nebolisa Okolo fdc, commends the efforts of the community youths for vigilance in the community,” the release stated.


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