Officials of the nigeria security and civil defence corps has uncovered a suspected ritual killers’ den at the aleyo settlement on ojoko avenue, in the asa neighborhood government vicinity of kwara State.
The nation commandant of the NSCDC, Mr. Ayinla adeyinka, who spoke thru the command’s public members of the family officer, Mr. Ayodele bello, in an interview with newshounds in ilorin, the Kwara state capital on monday, said the agency visited the scene following a complaint by Victim, mr. Muminu Abdulrahman.
He explained that Abdulrahman had reported on saturday that he have been duped of 5 Million Naira by way of the suspects.
According to Punch, the NSCDC crew located many shrines and other gory objects on the scene.
He stated two suspects, mr. Kazeem Absdulsalam (54 years old), of Omu-Aran, within the irepodun LGA, and Mr. Adamu Hussein (36 years old), of Marafa Oja, in the ilorin east lga, Kwara, have been arrested at the scene.
The NSCDC boss claimed that Abdulsalam had Confessed to ritual activities and scams via Money doubling.
“It was a case of ritual activities and money doubling under false pretences and extortion. The complainant filed the case on March 24, 2018. He said about N5m had been extorted from him.
“When we got there, we saw some gory scenes at the shrines. Among the things we saw were the Alaragbo shrine, Abiku shrine, Iguni shrine, Baba Esu shrine, Baba Agba shrine and a lot of other things. The sight was appalling.
“From our investigation, it was clear that they had been carrying out ritual activities and collecting money from their victims under false pretences”
Adeyinka stated that the command, in collaboration with the Kwara State Government, was working hard to get to the basis of the incident.
The NSCDC boss additionally warned participants of the general public to avoid falling prey to fraudsters and ritual killers
“Investigation is still ongoing; the complainant is with us. We are still unravelling the mysteries surrounding the incident. The prime suspect, Mr. Kazeem Abdulsalam, confessed that he asked the complainant to provide N280,000 to appease the gods.
“The complainant fell victim to them because he had been entreating the gods through them before now. Maybe he was able to record breakthroughs in the past and he still believed he could do it again.”
A few individuals in the community said they were surprised on the discovery, including that they always observed exotic cars being driven into the area.
A resident, who identified himself actually as Tunde, said he did no longer realize that the place turned into a den of ritual killers.
“I have been wondering why big people always go to that place. They go in big cars. We did not know that the place is a den of ritual killers.”
One of the suspects, Abdulsalam, denied that he was a ritual killer.
He explained that the complainant had instructed him that he (Abdulrahman) did a Money ritual and he was afraid that he may die due to it.
He said the complainant sought his spiritual help to prevent the impending death.
The suspect also claimed that abdulrahman sought hired him for proper contracts and money doubling.
He denied extorting 5 million Naira From the victim, including that he demanded N280,000 from him.
Abdulsalam said he normally helped people who had marital, family and social challenges, including that the shrines were not for demonic functions.
According to him, the shrines were to provide a good location for people Photographers and Movie Producers.