36-yr old Islamic cleric abducts girl, 15 for rituals in Ogun - NIGERIAN NEWSORBIT

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36-yr old Islamic cleric abducts girl, 15 for rituals in Ogun




A 36-yr old Islamic cleric, Amodu Jamiu has reportedly been arrested by Ogun State police command for abducting a 15-yr old girl and also allegedly attempted to use the girl for ritual.

AƧcording to statement from the Spokesman of the state police command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi on Friday, Amodu Jamiu, the self acclaimed cleric, was arrested on Monday, April 5 following a report lodged at Sango Divisional headquarters of Nigeria Police by the victim.

The 15-year old girl was said to have reported that while coming from her working place at about 5:30 pm on this fateful day, she was accosted by the suspect, who lured her into an uncompleted building after touching her with an object, supposedly, a charm which made her to lose consciousness.
She stated further that on getting to the building, the suspect striped her naked and used a White handkerchief to rub her private part, as well as all over her body.

She explained that however, while the Islamic cleric was going about with his evil act a good Samaritan,unknown to the suspect, was watching the whole incident and eventually came to her rescue as she had become unconscious.

Upon the report, the DPO Sango division, CSP Godwin Idehai was said to have detailed his detectives to go after the suspect. He was subsequently traced and apprehended.

On interrogation, the Islamic cleric was said to have confessed that he had the intention of afflicting the victim with a sickness, which will enable him to extort her parents of huge amount of money having successfully done it to two different persons in the past.  

The police said search warrant was executed in his house, and a lot of dangerous criminal charms was recovered from there.

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun has ordered the transfer of the case to state criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and possible prosecution.

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