A 26-year-old suspected ritualist, Olaolu Falowo, has confessed to killing a farmer and removing his body parts for money rituals at Kuseru Village via the Odigbo council area of Ondo State.
Falowo was arrested after the limps (2 legs and 2 arms hands) of the victim was found in his house, while a human skull in a sack was recovered from his father’s house. Police investigation revealed that the victim who was a farmer was murdered and his body parts removed by the suspected ritualist in collaboration with his father.
While being paraded at the state Ondo state police command on Tuesday, September 6, Falowo said he killed the victim, who, he claimed was a lunatic, to “reduce his pains.”
According to him, the victim was mentally unstable, sick and about to die in the forest.
”The victim is a sick madman. I killed him to reduce his pains and also took part of his body to use it for sacrifice.”he said
However, a family member of the deceased refuted the suspect’s claim, saying that his brother was hail and hearty before he was gruesomely murdered by the suspect on his farm. He told newsmen that his brother was a farmer who had gone to farm at Kuseru village.
The state police spokesperson, Funmi Odunlami, said
“The suspect, was in police custody for a case of attempted car theft and when a search was conducted in his house, Human limps (2 legs and 2 arms hands) were recovered while a Human skull in a sack was recovered from his father house.”
Odunlami added that two suspects, (father and son) are in police custody.