Men of the Bayelsa State Police Command in collaboration with youths has arrested three teenage suspects for attempted ritual killing in Sagbama Community in Sagbama Local Government Area of the State
The suspects identified as Emomotimi Magbisa, Perebi Aweke, and Eke Prince, all aged 15 were arrested while attempting to use one Endeley Comfort, a 13-year-old female for ritual purpose.
The suspects were said to have hypnotize the girl and then took her to an apartment where they cut her finger and sprinkled the blood on a mirror in attempt to perform the ritual.
It was gathered that some youths in the community marked the movement of the suspects as suspicious and then raised alarm. Subsequently, the suspects were arrested.
The spokesman of the Bayelsa State Police Command, SP Asinim Butswat, who comfirmed the incident said that the suspects have confessed to the crime.
He said that the victim was rescued and rushed to the hospital for medical attention, while the suspects have been transferred to the anti-kidnapping unit for further investigation.
The Commissioner of Police, Bayelsa State Command, CP Ben Nebolisa Okolo FDC, commended the efforts of the youths for their vigilance in the community.