A suspected ritualist, Olaolu Falowo, has confessed to killing a farmer and removing his body parts for money rituals at Kuseru Village, Odigbo Council Area of Ondo State.
The 26-year-old suspect was arrested after the limbs (2 legs and 2 arms) of the victim were found in his house, while a human skull in a sack was recovered from his father’s house.
A police investigation revealed that the victim, who was a farmer, was murdered and his body parts removed by the suspected ritualist and his father.
Falowo, who confessed to the crime while being paraded at the state police command on Tuesday, September 6, said he killed the victim, who he claimed was a lunatic, to “reduce his pains.”
According to him, the victim was mentally unstable, sick and about to die in the forest.
“The victim is a sick madman. I killed him to reduce his pain and also took part of his body to use it for sacrifice.” He said.
A family member of the deceased, however, refuted the suspect’s claim, saying that his brother was hale and hearty before he was gruesomely murdered by the suspect on his farm.
The state police spokesperson, Funmi Odunlami, confirmed that the suspect and his father are in police custody.
“The suspect, was in police custody for a case of attempted car theft and when a search was conducted in his house, Human limps (2 legs and 2 arms hands) were recovered while a Human skull in a sack was recovered from his father house.” He said.
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