lady identified as Ilerioluwa has been arrested at Ogudu, Lagos, for
cutting off her neighbor, Suleman Babangida’s tongue, supposedly for
ritual purpose. The incident happened around midnight on Thursday,
October, 5, 2017.
Narrating what happened, the victim, Babangida, said: “It was around
11:30pm when I came back home. Then when I was about to go and urinate
at the bathroom, all of a sudden I just saw this lady that I usually
call Ilerioluwa, at my back inside the bathroom.
I was like sister Ileri what’s happening, all of a sudden, she just
choked my neck and I could not have the strength to scream out
extremely. All I could see next was that my tongue had been cut down.”
Ileri was later arrested and the tongue retrieved from her. According
to Babangida, she is currently being detained at the Kirikiri prison,
after appearing in court on Friday.
Regarding his current condition, Babangida said: “Right now I can’t
even eat or take something. I am in pain. The tongue can’t be reattached
any longer. I’m not in any relationship with Ileri.
respected her a lot and took her like a sister. She has nothing to say
about what she did to me. The case has been adjourned till the 16th of