Suspected ritualists apprehended in Delta (photo)
Men of the Delta state police command have arrested three suspected ritualists who were found with fresh human blood.
According to a statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Bright Edafe, says on June 28, the dragon patrol team 31 while on stop and search duty at Nsukwa junction along Ogwashi-Uku/Kwale road intercepted a commuter sienna bus travelling from Asaba to Kwale. Edafe said all passengers were asked to submit themselves for search.
”During the search, three suspects were found with a container filled with Fresh human blood. The three suspects namely Monday Nwite ‘m’ 27yrs, Madabuchi Nweke ‘m’ 26yrs and Nwite Sunday ‘m’ 21yrs all of Ebenta village in Ohaukwu LGA, Ebonyi State were immediately arrested.
During interrogation the suspects confessed to have murdered some unknown persons in Ebonyi State and were on their way with the murdered person’s blood to a native doctor whose identity is unknown for now but resides in Kwale. They were taking the blood to the said native doctor for rituals purposes”Edafe’s statement read
He added that one rosary necklace tied with charms was also recovered from them. He added that investigation is ongoing into the matter.
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