Good Friday Tragedy As Ritualists Storm Church, Stole Two Kids

Good Friday Tragedy As Ritualists Storm Church, Stole Two Kids

From Tunde Osho, Abeokuta

A middle aged man, Sakiru Famuyiwa, was yesterday Friday 15th of April 2022 arrested at Ijeja area of Abeokuta by men of Ogun State police command for stealing two children during a church service.

The suspect was arrested following a distress call received by policemen at Ibara divisional police headquarters that, while Good Friday service was going on at celestial church of Christ Ijeja, the suspect and one other who is now at large, sneaked into the children department and stole two children who are two and three years old.

On their way out with the stolen children, a vigilant member of the church sighted them and raised alarm, consequence upon which the congregants pursued them and apprehended one of them.

Upon the distress call, the DPO Ibara division, CSP Nasirudeen Oyedele, quickly moblised his men and moved to the scene where the suspect was rescued from angry mob who were about to lynch him.

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Lanre Bankole, has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to anti kidnapping unit of the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for discreet investigation.

He also ordered that the accomplice must be hunted for and brought to book.

Spokesman of the police command DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi confirmed the story to The SUPREME.

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