A 300 level political science student of Nnamdi Azikiwe Univeristy, Akwa, Anambra State, and four others have been arrested by Police operatives at the Zone 2 Comman, Onikan, Lagos for engaging in money ritual.
The student, identified as Victor Nnacheta, from Aguleri in Anambra West Local Government Area of Anambra State, was reported to have consulted two Abeokuta, Ogun State-based Islamic clerics, Kabiru Badmos and Nurudeen Shodaolu, who were involved in a money making ritual for him, he paid #250,000 for human skull and other body parts.
The Police Public Relations Officer for the zone, Dolapo Badmus, while speaking on Monday stated that the clerics consulted two men, Olarewaju Jimoh and Mayewunmi Lukmon, who worked at a cemetery to exhume dead bodies for them.
She revealed that the skull and other human parts were grinded and mixed with black soap for Nnacheta to use before going to his Bet9ja shop.
Badmus stated, “A modest achievement we have made is that of a 20-year-old man, who said he wanted to become a billionaire overnight. He consulted some herbalists/Islamic clerics, who asked him to get a human skull and other body parts.
“The herbalists/clerics hired two men, who work in a cemetery. The two men were able to exhume dead bodies. The two men confessed that they gave out skulls, which the herbalists/clerics grinded and mixed with black soap.
“In the process, the police got information about them and arrested the suspects.”
Nnacheta, while speaking claimed that he asked the clerics to make his Bet9ja business prosperous as he had no parents.
He noted that he had paid the clerics to prepare the concoction that would make him rich before the police arrested them.
The PPRO, also noted that police arrested four armed robbery suspects, who allegedly specialised in carjacking.
Badmus stated that the robbery gang was led by a 25 year old man, adding that the zone was able to recover three out of the five vehicles that the gang had snatched.
Badmus said, “We found a 25-year-old man leading three other men in armed robbery operations on the highways. Based on investigation, about five vehicles had been snatched by the gang; three of the vehicles were recovered from them.
“The other two vehicles have been taken across the border to one unknown Alhaji. We have extended our investigation to Interpol to see how the Alhaji can be arrested. The three vehicles have been handed over to their owners.”