Police operatives in Ogun state on Saturday, November 19, nabbed one pastor and two others for abducting and killing a 39 years old man identified as Adekunle Muyiwa.
The body of the deceased was also dismembered for ritual purposes.
A statement released by the Ogun police command spokesperson, SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, gave the names of the suspects as Idowu Abel, Clement Adeniyi and Pastor Felix Ajadi.
He said they were arrested following a report lodged at Owode Yewa divisional headquarters on the 15th of November 2022 by one Oluwaseyi Adekunle, the elder brother of the victim, who reported that his younger brother left home since 10th of November 2022 and didn’t return since then .
”Upon the report, the DPO Owode Yewa division, CSP Mohammed S. Baba, detailed his Crack detectives to unravel the mystery behind the sudden disappearance of the man.
In the course of their investigation, it was discovered that Idowu Abel was the person who came to pick the missing man from his house on that fateful day. Upon the discovery, the said Idowu Abel was traced and arrested.
On interrogation, Idowu Abel confessed that the victim, who happened to be his bosom friend was lured out by him and taken to his second accomplice, Clement Adeniyi’s farm where he was killed and butchered to pieces.
He confessed further that it was one herbalist who was introduced to him by pastor Felix Ajadi that requested a human head, heart, two hands, and legs. He stated further that the said herbalist who is now at large promised to pay him the sum of #200,000 if he is able to get the listed human parts for him.
He explained further that the herbalist paid #80,000 as advance payment with the promise to pay the balance of #120,000 on receiving the items.
After collecting the advance payment, Idowu Abel went to his bosom friend Muyiwa Adekunle and asked him to escort him somewhere.
Being a long time friend, the victim who didn’t suspect any foul play followed him innocently, and he was taken to the farm of Clement Adeniyi where they killed him and dismembered his body.