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BREAKING: Fleeing Teenager Who Behead Girlfriend With Friends For Ritual Arrested In Ogun

A teenager identified as Soliu Majekodunmi, who connived with three of his friends to behead his girlfriend, simply identified as Rofiat, for ritual purpose, has been arrested in his hideout by men of Ogun state police.

His accomplices: Wariz Oladehinde, 17; Abdul Gafar Lukman, 19; and Mustakeem Balogun, 20, were arrested in the early hours of Saturday.

The teenager fled, immediately he sighted police operatives where they were burning the head of the girl for ritual purpose.

According to the spokesperson of Ogun State Police Command, Dsp Abimbola Oyeyemi, in a statement, Majekodunmi, ‘M’ who is 18years old was arrested in his hideout.

Oyeyemi said they were arrested following information received at Adatan Divisional Police Headquarters from the head of the community security guard that the suspects were seen burning something suspected to be human head in a local pot.

Upon the information, the Divisional Police Officer, Adatan Division, SP Abiodun Salau, quickly led his detectives to the scene, where the three suspects were arrested, while the fourth one, who happened to be the boyfriend of the murdered girl, escaped.

On interrogation, the arrested suspects confessed that what they were burning in the local pot was the head of the girlfriend of their escaped accomplice.

They confessed further that the girl, who was simply identified as Rofiat, was lured by her boyfriend, also simply identified as Soliu, to where she was murdered by four of them, after which they cut off her head and packed the remains in a sack and dumped it in an old building.

They subsequently led policemen to the building, where the dismembered body was recovered and deposited at the General Hospital mortuary for autopsy.

The short cutlass and a knife used in cutting off the deceased’s head were also recovered.

The Command’s Commissioner, CP Lanre Bankole, who described the action of the suspects as the height of callousness, has ordered for a massive manhunt for the fleeing boyfriend of the victim by name Soliu.

The CP also ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to Homicide Section of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for discreet investigation with the view to arraigning them in court as soon as possible.

Following the matching order given to the Dpo Adatan police station by the commissioner of police to ensure the arrest of the victim’s boyfriend, the Dpo and his men had eventually arrested the fleeing suspect Soliu Majekodumi in his hideout.

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