By Oghenekaro Gabriel,
Three suspected ritualists were yesterday, June 28, arrested with two gallons of human blood by the Dragon patrol team of the Delta State Police Command.
The suspects according to a statement issued by the police were arrested during a routine stop and search along Ogwashi-Uku/Kwale Road, while traveling on public transport from Asaba to Kwale, to meet a yet-to-be known native doctor for ritual.
According to the statement signed by the Command’s Spokesman, DSP Bright Edafe, “0n the 28/6/2021 at about 1145hrs, Dragon patrol team 31, while on stop and search duty at Nsukwa junction along Ogwashi-Uku/Kwale Road intercepted a commuter sienna bus traveling from Asaba to Kwale, all passengers were asked to submit themselves for search, during the search three suspects were found with a container filled with Fresh human blood.
The three suspects namely Monday Nwite ‘m’ 27yrs, Madabuchi Nweke ‘m’ 26yrs and Nwite Sunday ‘m’ 21yrs all of Ebenta village in Ohaukwu LGA, Ebonyi State were immediately arrested.
During interrogation, the suspects confessed to have murdered some unknown persons in Ebonyi State and were on their way with the murdered person’s blood to a native doctor whose identity is unknown for now but resides in Kwale.
They were taking the blood to the said native doctor for rituals purposes.
“One rosary necklace tied with charms was also recovered from them. The investigation is ongoing.”