May 20, 2024

Ogun: Suspected Ritualist Bought Human Leg For 20,000, Says He is Not a Murderer

Ogun: Suspected Ritualist Bought Human Leg For 20,000, Says He is Not a Murderer

Ogun: Suspected Ritualist Bought Human Leg For 20,000, Says He is Not a Murderer

A 35-year-old suspected ritualist, Ifasoji Ayangbesan has been paraded on Wednesday at the Ogun State Police Command headquarters, Eleweran, Abeokuta, the state capital said that he bought a pair of fresh human legs for N20, 000.

The suspect was earlier accused of attempting to bribe a policeman with a sum of N1m over the murder of one Oyindamola Adeyemi in Ogun State, said he only bought body parts and did not murder anybody.

The deceased was reportedly killed on January 28, 2023.

Ayangbesan, who is a resident of the Iloti axis of the Ijebu-Ode Local Government Area of the state, said he collected the legs from his friend, Lukman, whom he said exhumed the corpse from a cemetery and severed the legs.

He said, “I bought the two fresh human legs, but I was not involved in the murder of the victim. I was approached by my friend, Lukman, who told me he had a pair of legs to sell.

“Though I told him I did not need them, he convinced me to use them for a ritual to better my life, and I agreed.”

When confronted with the allegation of an attempt to bribe policemen, Ayangbesan said a lawyer had instructed him to provide N10m to secure his release, but he was only able to gather N1m. He said he was arrested when he went to deliver the money to the lawyer.

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