A 65-year old Pastor, Festus Adebayo and 24 years old Gbemisola Olufusi of No. 17 Abayomi Upper Ayeyemi, Ondo town have been arrested for allegedly conspiring and using the menstrual pad of Olufusi’s girlfriend for ritual purposes.
The victim, 20 years old Oluwasemilore Iluyomade, has been in and out of hospital since her pad was collected in December 2019.
It was learnt that some substances started coming out of the private part of the victim which made the family to raise alarm.
The suspicion of the victim’s family that she might have been used for ritual purposes heightened when she did not get well.
Her father, Apostle Festus Iluyomade, said he has taken his daughter to the several hospitals and she had two major surgery.
“When we noticed substance were coming out of my daughter’s body, we reported the case to the police after series of prayers.
“We have done different operations and we are still carrying out test.”
Ondo Police spokesman, ASP Tee-Leo Ikoro, said the suspects have been apprehended.
“The Father of the victim reported the case in Ondo that he suspected his daughter was used for ritual by these men.
“The case has been transferred to homicide section of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID) for further investigation.”