One Amodu Jamiu, a 36-year-old old Islamic cleric, has been nabbed by operatives of the Ogun state police command for allegedly kidnapping a 15 years old girl and attempting to use the girl for ritual.
A statement issued by DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, spokesman of the state police command today April 9, has it that the acclaimed cleric was apprehended following a report filed at Sango divisional headquarters by the victim, who reported that, while she was coming from her work place at about 5:30 pm, she was accosted by the suspect who lured her into an uncompleted building after touching her with an object.
She disclosed further that on getting to the building, the suspect stripped her naked and used a White handkerchief to rub around her private part, as well as all over her body.
Oyeyemi added that it was a good Samaritan, who was watching the whole incident, who came to her rescue after she had become unconscious.
Upon receiving the report, the DPO Sango division, CSP Godwin Idehai, mobilized his detectives to go after the suspect. He was subsequently traced and nabbed.
During interrogation, the suspect confessed that he has the intention of afflicting a sickness to the victim, which will enable him to extort her parents of huge sums of money having successfully done it to two different persons in the past.
Search warrant was executed in his house, and a lot of dangerous criminal charms was recovered from there.” Abimbola’s statement read
Oyeyemi added that the state commissioner of police, CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun, has directed the transfer of the case to state criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and possible prosecution.