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Herbalist abducted for kidnapping lovers for ritual

02 April 2015, 07:20

Abuja - The Kwara State Police Command have arrested a herbalist for allegedly kidnapping two women with the intention of using them to perform a money ritual, PUNCH reports.

The suspect, Akeem Adeniyi, is alleged to have arrested two women, known as Bose and Busayo, who he claimed to have been his girlfriends.

Residents in the Alla-Isin area of Kwara State told police that they heard screams for help coming from an area near the Alla Grammar School on the evening of March 11. Upon investigation, they could not locate the victim but reported Adeniyi as having said that he was attempting to forcefully have sex with his girlfriend at the time. He refused to reveal the whereabouts of the woman.

Also read: Police nab fake Catholic priest in Enugu

When another victim, Bose, was declared missing by her father on March 19, Adeniyi was approached on the matter. 

The herbalist, who claimed that both women were his girlfriends, led officials to his hideout where both victims were rescued.

The suspect, along with two others, was arraigned before the Ilorin Magistrate's Court for criminal conspiracy, kidnapping and homicide.

The suspects did not plea on the case and have been remanded in prison custody while investigations take place.

The case has been adjourned to April 15.

Read more at PUNCH



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