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According to the Corps, the arrest was made following an information received that some persons were sighted bringing in the casket to the house of the herbalist, Banjo, at Fera area of the town.
The Field Commander of Ametokun in the state, David Akinremi narrated said, “At about 8pm of yesterday, November 1st , 2021, Amotekun operatives in Ijebu Igbo received an information that some persons were sighted bringing in a casket into a house in Fara area of the town.
“The operatives quickly mobilized to the scene and on arrival, they discovered that the building is the residence of one Dare Banjo, who is a herbalist.
“A casket was seen at a corner of a room in the house and the stench from the casket triggered suspicion.
“The herbalist, Dare Banjo was then asked to open the casket. Behold, inside the casket was a dismembered corpse, without head, of a suspected male victim of ritual killing by the herbalist and his cohorts.
“Hence the said Dare Banjo and of his accomplice named Toheeb Talubi ‘m’ were immediately arrested.
Commander Akinremi, however, said the suspects, who are now in Police custody, confirmed that the corpse was for money rituals.
“The two suspects who confirmed the corpse was for money rituals have been handed over to the Police for further investigation.”