Ogun State Police Command on Saturday, March 11th, arrested five suspected members of a ritualist gang alleged to have been exhuming corpses from different graves and removing parts of their bodies for ritual purposes.
The suspects identified as Oshole Fayemi, 60, Osemi Adesanya 39, Ismaila Seidu 30, Oseni Oluwasegun 69 and Lawal Olaiya 50 were arrested, following information received by the Police at Odogbolu divisional headquarters, that the gang who are responsible for series of corpse exhumation within Ososa community were planning somewhere within the town to carry out another round of human parts harvest.
Upon the information, the DPO Odogbolu division, CSP Godwin Idehai, mobilized his men and stormed the suspects’ hideout where five of them were apprehended. On interrogation, the suspects made confessional statements that they were actually into the business of exhuming corpses from their graves and that they used to sell parts of such corpses to their standby buyers who need it for money-making rituals.
Confirming their arrest to newsmen, the spokesperson of the state police command, SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the state Commissioner of Police, CP Frank Mba, has directed that the suspects be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Departments for discreet investigation and possible prosecution.