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Three 15-year-old mates caught trying to use girl, 13, for ritual in Bayelsa

Three 15-year-old mates caught trying to use girl, 13, for ritual in Bayelsa

Suspected ritualists

Three teenagers were caught for allegedly trying to use 13-year-old girl for rituals in Bayelsa

The Police Public Relations Officer of the Bayelsa State Command, SP Asinim Butswat, who confirmed the arrest, on Friday, identified the suspects as Emomotimi Magbisa ‘m’ 15 years, Perebi Aweke ‘m’ 15 years, and Eke Prince ‘m’ 15 years.

They are all natives of the Sagbama Community in Sagbama Local Government Area of the state.

The suspects allegedly accosted one Endeley Comfort ‘f’ 13 years, hypnotized her to follow them to the apartment of Emomotimi Magbisa, cut her finger and sprinkle the blood on a mirror for ritual purposes.

Butswat said: “Vigilant youths noticed the suspicious movements of the suspects and raised alarm.

“The suspects were subsequently arrested and some substances suspected to be charms were recovered from them. 

Meanwhile, the suspects have confessed to the crime.

“The victim was rescued and rushed to the hospital for medical treatment. 

However, the suspects have been transferred to the Anti-kidnapping unit for discreet Investigation.”

He also said that the Commissioner of Police Bayelsa State Command CP. Ben Nebolisa Okolo fdc, commended the efforts of the community youths for vigilance in the community.

It was reported that the boys lured the girl with their prepared charm to an uncompleted building.

One of the boys is said to be the son of the traditional ruler of the Amanana-owei community.




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