Ogun State Police arrest fleeing 18-year-old who beheaded  his girlfriend for “money rituals”

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested the fleeing suspect who reportedly masterminded the killing of his girlfriend, Soliu Majekodunmi.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, in an update on the killing of a girl identified as Rofia by four teenagers in Abeokuta, said the leader of the gang has been arrested.

Oyeyemi had confirmed that four teenagers had slaughtered and burnt the skull of Rofia after her boyfriend, Soliu, lured her to his house in Oke-Aregna.

The slain girl was a resident of Idi-Ape Abeokuta and was a girlfriend to Soliu, who is now in the police net – The PPRO said the DPO was given a matching order to get him arrested in explaining how Soliu was arrested.

There was confusion in Oke Aregba community in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital, on Saturday, when some teenage boys were caught burning the skull of a girl, said to be in a relationship with one of them, for alleged money rituals.

He said, “Following the marching order given to the DPO Adatan by the Commissioner of Police to ensure the arrest of the deceased boyfriend, the DPO and his men had eventually arrested the fleeing suspect Soliu Majekodumi in his hideout. He is 18 years old .”

Soliu was said to have lured the girl to his room, where he held her down and asked one of his friends to slaughter her with a knife.

Other suspects earlier arrested were identified as 17-year-old Wariz Oladeinde from Kugba, 19-year-old Abdulgafar Lukman from Kugba and Mustakeem Balogun from Bode Olude, all in Abeokuta.

The Police had said, “They killed Rofiat, cut her head, packed the headless body in a sack and started burning the head in a pot. They told the police in the presence of a mammoth crowd that they wanted to use it for money ritual.”

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