WATCH VIDEO: Gallant Woman Fights Ritualist Trying To Abduct Her Children
Information reaching Ibom Focus says that Gallant Woman Fights Ritualist Trying To Abduct Her Children
Security operatives attached to the Lagos State Police Command have apprehended an alleged ritualist, Temitayo Olafisoye who tried to kidnap some pupils of a private school in Omole Estate in the Ojodu area of the state.
According to Punch, the suspect and his accomplice, Kayode Akinola, reportedly visited the estate on Monday and began to loiter around. While canvassing the area, they noticed a woman who had used her car to convey her children to the school.
The woman had alighted from the car to open the door for her children so they can disembark and enter the school premises when Olafisoye hurriedly got into the driver’s seat and tried to make away with the vehicle. However, the woman had switched off her engine and held on to the keys before alighting from the vehicle.
When she noticed what was happening she immediately raised alarm.
A source told the publication how the incident occurred.
The source said, “A security from the estate said the man was seen hanging around there since yesterday. The woman came down to go round to the passengers’ side to open the door for her kids.
“The man ran into the car, locked the doors, but unfortunately, the woman had turned off the car engine and alighted with the car key. She raised the alarm when the man entered her car and then security came out. He came to survey how to carry out his plan. His partner ran away.
“It happened this morning (Monday). The suspect said he and his partner came from Ibadan to kidnap children for ritual.”
Meanwhile Olafisoye during his interrogation by security guards and other residents in the estate explained how the situation occurred.
He said: “I came from Ibadan. I used to come to Lagos to kidnap children. We will kidnap and put the children inside a vehicle and take them away.
“I have kidnapped a lot of children around Berger, Iyana Ipaja, Ikotun, Iyana Iba. I am Temitayo Olafisoye, my colleague is Kayode Akinola. We came from Apata area in Sango, Ibadan. We usually use the children for money rituals.”
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin who confirmed the incident said that the case would be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Yaba, for further investigation.
He said: “The case is confirmed. The suspect is Kayode Olafisoye, and he is presently at the Ojodu Police Division. His accomplice is on the run and will eventually be arrested. The case will be transferred to the SCIID.”