The police in Oyo State have arrested some suspected ritual killers in Akinyele area of Ibadan, The Economy Online has learnt.
Mr Fatai Owoseni, Special Adviser to Governor Seyi Makinde on Security, disclosed this while addressing a town hall meeting in Akinyele on Wednesday. The meeting was organized by a private radio station JAMZ 100.1 FM.
Owoseni said the suspects would soon be paraded by the Oyo State Police Command.
“Even though there is no town where there is no sin, I can assure you as I speak that the perpetrators of the killings in Akinyele have been apprehended.
“As of Tuesday, the criminals have been apprehended and the Commissioner of Police would possibly hold a press conference today. But I can specifically tell you that the person behind it has taken police to the ritualists and they are now behind the bars.”
Five people had been hacked to death in strange circumstances in the community in the last two months. They included a 29-year old expectant mother, two undergraduates and a child.