The Kwara State Police Command has reiterated for the umpteenth time her intolerance to any form or acts of criminality and lawlessness in the state.
In a press release made available to newsmen in Ilorin on Monday and signed by SP Okasanmi Ajayi (anipr) on behalf of CP Tuesday Assayomo, the Command advised criminal elements to vacate Kwara State or risk being arrested, prosecuted and permanently accommodated in the Correctional facilities.
The statement reads, “The Command wishes to call the attention of parents and guidance to the rising incidents of ritual murders among the youth for money ritual purposes.
“One of such killing was recorded on 14/9/2021 at about 1200hrs, when one Rianat Yusuf ‘f’ of Amuyo area, Offa Kwara State left her home on errand to buy ‘Kulikuli’ which was to be used to drink Garri (cassava flour)and had since not been seen.
“A case of Missing person was reported at Offa Divisional Police Headquarters by her father, one Yusuf Taofeek ‘m’ of Amuyo area of Offa.
“Investigation however led to the discovery of a headless body of a young lady with her two hands missing, at an uncompleted building at Amuyo area Offa, which was later identified by the father to be that of the missing girl.
“In the cause of investigation, one Femi Adeniji ‘m’ of the same area was arrested and he confessed to be in possession of the head and hands of the deceased Rianat Yusuf. He confessed further that he had sold one of the hands to his acomplise who is presently at large for the sum of #20,000.
“Another arrested Suspect by name Shittu Abdulmalik Wale ‘m’ of Imam compound, Offa also confessed to have used the second hand of the deceased for money making soap.
“Investigation into the matter is ongoing, the suspects will be charged to court at conclusion of investigation, meanwhile,the Commissioner of Police, Kwara State Police Command, CP Tuesday Assayomo wishes to advise the youth to shun the desire for quick and easy money,as there is no alternative to hardwork.”