Men of Ogun State Police Command have arrested a 54-year-old man, Dauda Bello, for killing a 71-year-old woman, Mesesi Adisa, and selling her wrists and ankles to a suspected ritualist.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday.
Oyeyemi said the suspect was arrested on Thursday, following a sudden disappearance of the victim, who he said had left home since June 8, 2022, and did not return home.
The PPRO said a relative of the victim had reported a case of a missing person at Sabo/Ilupeju police station.
He said, “The case was later transferred to the Anti-Kidnapping Unit of the State Criminal Investigation Department where technical and an intelligence-based investigation was embarked upon.
“In the course of the investigation, the SP Taiwo Opadiran-led team traced the last place visited by the victim to be the house of the suspect at Olodo area of Imala.
“The suspect was subsequently arrested and taken to custody for investigation.