A man suspected to be an accomplice of a fake pastor has said he was contracted to kidnap a virgin girl for ritual purposes.
During a Police parade , an alleged fake pastor of a white garment church in Sagamu , Kehinde Onayiga , and 55 other suspects were paraded by the Ogun State Police Command at its headquarters , Eleweran , Abeokuta on Thursday.
The suspects ’ offences allegedly range from ritual killing to kidnapping , cultism , armed robbery and impersonation.
Among the suspects paraded by the state Commissioner of Police , Ahmed Iliyasu , was Onayiga , who is alleged to have a hand in the killing of a 13- year – old girl , Anuoluwapo Ajisafe , for ritual purposes.
He alleged accomplice , Musiliu Jibril , reportedly lured the victim to Onayiga ’ s church where she was said to have been murdered.
Jibril confessed to journalists that it was Onayiga who contracted him to source for a female virgin , who he wanted to use for ritual purpose , in preparing some fetish materials for some Internet fraudsters.
He said , “ I was able to lure the girl because she knew me and the mother, too , knew me.
“ It was the pastor (Onayiga ) that contracted me to help him get a female virgin for ritual . He told me he wanted to prepare some charms for some Yahoo boys.
“ I delivered the girl to him in his church at Sagamu . He promised to pay me N 20, 000 , but I am yet to get the money . ”
Onayiga , dressed in white garment , and holding two goat horns wrapped in red cloth , denied the allegation , saying , “ It is a lie . he did not deliver any girl to me in my church. ”
Onayiga said he trained under an Islamic cleric before branching out to start a white garment church.
Asked what he used the fetish -looking goat horns wrapped in red cloth for, he responded, “ I used them to pray for those that are sick and are brought to my church for healing. ”
The teenage girl , Anuoluwapo , was said to have been missing since June 21 , 2017 and her whereabouts remains unknown till date.
Another suspect paraded for murder/ ritual killing was Bakare Olalekan , who was linked to the killing of a 16-year – old girl , Olayinka Adebayo, in Ijebu area , and reportedly sold her heart to ritualists .
Iliyasu said four members of the syndicate were already in police net , while the suspect (Olalekan ), had confessed to selling two human hearts to one of them.
He said he bought one of the human hearts for N 10, 000 from a friend called Oye .
Also nabbed were a mother , Mulika Alaba and her 16 – year -old daughter, Olamide Saliu , who allegedly dealt in Indian hemp.
A bag of Indian hemp was allegedly recovered from them.
Iliyasu said in a bid to curb criminality in the state , the command had deployed tactical and covert operatives from the Federal Special Anti -Robbery Squad , Police Mobile Force , conventional policemen , intelligence unit and Anti -Kidnapping/ Cultism to the length and breadth of the state