From Yanju Uwala
Alade James wanted to get rich quick and hard work, he figured, would not do for him. So, he went to the devil for money rituals.
Nine year old Faith Samuel was unlucky, she was abducted by Alade, murdered and buried in a shallow grave with a ₦1000 note on her forehead.
All these happened in Onireke community, Offa Kwara State.
But luck ran out of 25 year old Alade when some residents got wind of the incident and alerted the police on Saturday, September 25.
The Spokesperson of the Command, Ajayi Okasanmi, who confirmed the incident said the suspect has confessed to the crime and will be charged to court after the completion of investigation.
Okasanmi also confirmed that the corpse was buried with the money adding that ‘investigation is still ongoing.’
“At about 1812hrs of Saturday, acting on an actionable intelligence, a team of police men arrested a man by name Alade James of Alawe compound Offa, who buried a corpse with N1000 at Ikotun area of Offa,” he stated.
“The suspect confessed to the killing for money making ritual while the Commissioner of Police, Tuesday Assayomo has ordered a discreet investigation into the murder”, he added.
The corpse has since been exhumed and deposited at the mortuary.