Detectives of the Bayelsa State Police Command have arrested two suspects for attempted ritual killing in Sagbama Local Government Area of the state.
Spokesman of the State Police Command, SP Asinim Butswat, said the arrest was done in collaboration with youths of Sagbama Community.
He said “preliminary investigation revealed that the suspects namely; Emomotimi Magbisa ‘m’ 15 years, Perebi Aweke ‘m’ 15 years and Eke Prince ‘m’ 15 years, all natives of Sagbama Community, alledgedly accosted one Endeley Comfort ‘f’ 13 years, hypnotised her to follow them to the apartment of Emomotimi Magbisa in Sagbama Community, cut her finger and sprinkle the blood on a mirror for ritual purposes”.
He added that “Vigilant youths noticed the suspicious movements of the suspects and raised alarm. The suspects were subsequently arrested and some substance suspected to be charms were recovered from them. The suspects have confessed to the crime.
“The victim was rescued and rushed to the hospital for medical attention. The suspects have been transferred to the Anti-kidnapping unit for discreet Investigation.
“The Commissioner of Police Bayelsa State Command CP Ben Nebolisa Okolo fdc, commends the efforts of the community youths for vigilance in the community”, Butswat said.