By Deborah Oladejo, Osogbo
Osun State Police Command has arrested one Kabiru Oyeduntan for allegedly killing a yet to be identified lady in Apomu, Isokan Local Government Area of the State.
Oyeduntan aged 40-year-old was paraded for ritual killing at the police headquarters in Osogbo, the state capital on Friday.
The victim was said to have been killed at Agunla Junction, Apomu on Thursday evening.
She was said to have come to sleep in his boyfriend’s house who happened to be the prime suspect.
Oyeduntan told journalists that the lady was killed for the purpose of money ritual by his friend simply identified as Akin (O’clumsy) Alupaida
The suspect said: “It was my friend that brought the lady to my place from Ibadan. But he already told me that he wanted to do money ritual. He sought my assistance and promised to give me N50,000 which I agreed.
“When he was having sexual intercourse with her, I assisted him to hold her two legs and he then strangulated her to death.
“Akin was the one who dismembered the lady’s body. He removed heart, private parts and took them away.” Oyeduntan confessed.
Addressing journalists, the State Commissioner of Police, Wale Olokode said the suspect was arrested based on tip-off from members of the public.
According to Olokode, Oyeduntan was arrested with the butchered body parts of a suspected lady of about 20 years of age.
He said: “The police having critically looked at the severed body parts observed that some body parts are missing.
“The police subsequently extended investigation and conducted search today (Friday) at the house of the suspected killer and recovered the head, wrist and other parts of the severed body not found inside a box in one of the rooms of the suspect.”
The CP urged members of the public to continue to cooperate with the police in fighting crimes and criminality.