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Bayelsa Police arrest three suspects for attempted ritual killing

By Julius Osahon, Yenagoa
05 January 2022   |   1:44 am
Detectives of Bayelsa State Police Command in collaboration with youths of Sagbama community have arrested three suspects for attempted ritual killing.

Detectives of Bayelsa State Police Command in collaboration with youths of Sagbama community have arrested three suspects for attempted ritual killing.
    
Preliminary investigation revealed 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, allegedly 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.
   
However, vigilant youths noticed the suspicious movements of the suspects and raised an alarm. The suspects were subsequently arrested and some substances 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.

MEANWHILE, the state Commissioner of Police, Nebolisa Okolo has commended the efforts of the youths in the community.