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Herbalist arrested for kidnapping lovers for ritual purposes

An herbalist and his friend has been arrested for kidnapping two of his girlfriends with w view to using them for rituals.

Akkem Adeniyi and his co-accused

A native doctor, Akeem Adeniyi, is currently telling the operatives of the Kwara State Police Command all he knows about the alleged kidnapping of his two lovers, identified as Bose and Busayo, with a view to using them for money ritual.

According to a statement emanating from the command, Adeniyi connived with one Biodun Yusuf and one Raphael who is on the run, to abduct the victims.

It was learnt that Adeniyi and Yusuf were apprehended after residents of the Alla-Isin area of the state heard somebody screaming for help in Alla Grammar School at about 11pm on March 11 and rushed to the scene.

The residents were shocked to see a Sienna Space Wagon bus and the herbalist who reportedly told them that the one of the ladies with him, Busayo, was his girlfriend and he was only trying to forcefully have sex with her when she screamed.

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The police also said Adeniyi and his friends were also responsible for the abduction of Bose, who was declared missing on March 19 by her father.

The herbalist, who claimed the tow ladies were his girlfriends, reportedly led security operatives to their hideout where they were rescued alive.

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