Two teenagers searching for ‘money ritual’ in Edo arrested

Operatives of Edo State Security Vigilante Network, have apprehended two teenagers after the herbalist they allegedly approached for money ritual reported them.

The teenagers, Daniel Sunday (19), from Akwa-Ibom State and Ikponmwosa Ogbebor (19), from Edo State, were arrested in Oluku, Ovia North-East local government area of Edo state.

Their arrest was sequel to an alert by a female herbalist they contacted for the rituals.

The suspects have been handed over to the Edo State Police Command for further interrogation and investigation.

The State Coordinator of Edo State Security Vigilante Network, Col. Kole Oshoriamhe Omomia (Rtd), disclosed that the suspects confessed to be in search for money ritual.

He added that they did not plan to kill anybody for the rituals, but planned to sacrifice any part of their body for the get-rich-quick ritual.

Omomia added that the vigilante outfit has been on alert to rid the state of crime and deter youth from engaging in similar vices.

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