By Nkasi Kolie
An Islamic cleric, Amodu Jamiu,36, has been arrested for allegedly abducting a 15- years -old- girl in Ogun State. It was gathered that the cleric had attempted to use the girl for ritual.
Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer( PPRO) DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, in a statement, confirmed that “the self-acclaimed cleric, was arrested following a report lodged at Sango Divisional police Headquarters by the victim, who alleged that, while she was coming from her workplace at about 5:30 pm, she was accosted by the suspect, who lured her into an uncompleted building after touching her with an object.
She stated further that on getting to the building, the suspect stripped her naked and used a White handkerchief to rub her private part, as well as all over her body.
“It was a good Nigerian, who was watching the whole incident that came to her rescue as the victim had become unconscious.
“Upon the report, DPO Sango Division, CSP Godwin Idehai, detailed his detectives to go after the suspect, who was subsequently traced and apprehended.
“On interrogation, the suspect confessed that he had the intention of afflicting the victim with a sickness, which would enable him to extort her parents of a huge amount of money. The suspect also confessed that he had successfully done it to two different persons in the past. A Search warrant was executed in the suspect’s house, and a lot of dangerous charms were 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 (SCIID) for further investigation and possible prosecution”