A local physician assisted within the arrest of two youngsters searching for to take part in cash rituals within the state of Edo.
The youngsters have been detained by Edo State Safety Guards Community officers after the herbalist they allegedly approached for ritual functions reported them.
The suspects are Daniel Sunday (19), a local of Akwa-Ibom state, and Ikponmwosa Ogbebor (19), from Edo state.
It was realized that the duo have been arrested in Oluku, Ovia, native authorities space of northeast Edo state, following an alert from an herbalist who was contacted for the rituals.
Daniel and Ikponmwosa have been handed over to the Edo State Police Command for additional questioning and investigation.
Colonel Kole Oshoriamhe Omomia, Edo state coordinator of the Safety Watchers Community (Rtd), revealed that the suspects confessed that they sought to complement themselves by the cash ritual.
Based on him, the boys additionally mentioned that they didn’t plan to kill anybody for the rituals, however deliberate to sacrifice any a part of their physique for the get-rich-quick course of.
Omomia additional said that the vigilante group has been on alert to rid the state of crime and deter younger women and men from partaking in related vices.