Suspected ritualists have murdered two teenage girls, Oyinkansola
Owoeye and Folasade Bello, in a farm at Iju in Akure North Local
Government Area of Ondo State.
Vanguard Newspaper reports that both girls, aged 12, went to the farm to fetch firewood but never returned.
Their lifeless bodies, inflicted with machetes cuts, were found by
the road side on the way to the farm after a search party was organized
by their parents and relatives after waiting endlessly for their return.
Sources added that beside the machetes cuts all over their bodies, it
was also discovered that their blood had been allegedly drained by
their assailants suspected to be ritualists.
The Police image maker of the state, Wole Ogodo, confirmed their
death, saying: “We received information that the two girls, Oyinkansola
and Folasade, went to the bush to fetch fire wood where they met their
untimely death last Saturday.
“Our detectives have visited the scene of the crime, while
photographs of the corpses were taken as the corpses had been removed
and deposited at the mortuary of the State Specialists Hospital for
The police image maker said no arrest had been made.
“We, hereby, appeal to the people of the state to field the command
with any useful information that could lead to the arrest of the
criminals. Such information will be treated with utmost
confidentiality,” Ogodo said.