12-Year-Old Girl Killed in Tube for Ritual

By Kolawole Olayinka, Abeokuta

Members of Vigilante Service of Nigeria in Ijofin LCDA (Ipokia Local Government) on Sunday arrested one Mr. Tanloju Yemewu over the alleged ritual killing of 12-year-old girl Gusanu Taiwo. The matter was reported by NSCDC intelligent officer’s Ipokia West Division.

Miss Gusanu Taiwo, a pof-pof seller, who lives with her sister at Oke Femi Maria, Iguude near Agada in Ipokia West LCDA was reported missing since Thursday 9th November 2017.

A search for her led to the arrest of one suspect, Tanloju Yemewu, at Tannuju in Tube town by VGN. The suspect, after a thorough investigation.

He confessed to the crime, claiming that he was sent by one Mr Soji Ashama who resides at Oke-Ode Idamo Village.


He said the sum of N8,500 was collected. He later took them to the scene of the crime where the body of the girl was recovered from the hole. It was discovered that the head, heart and the private part had been removed.



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