Following a covert conspiracy to behead a female student of the Niger Delta University (NDU) for ritual purposes, a suspected yahoo boy was caught in the Ogobiri village in the Sagbama Local Government area of Bayelsa state.
Police in Bayelsa State have arrested a suspected yahoo boy in the Ogobiri village of the Sagbama local government area for allegedly plotting to slaughter a female Niger Delta University (NDU) student for ritual purposes.
The incident, which occurred in the early hours of Tuesday, September 21, drew vigilantes from Ogobiri and Ammassoma along the Setraco Road in the Sagbama LGA of the state.
According to reports, the victim, a resident of Ammasoma in the Southern Ijaw local government area, was lured to an unfinished structure by a guy clad in black who promised him money in Amassoma.
The female student was bound by her ankles and wrists when she was liberated, according to a member of the vigilante group who begged to remain anonymous. She was going to be slaughtered before they were apprehended.
The culprit was apprehended by a joint operation of Operation Doo Akpor operatives and vigilantes from the Ogobiri community in Sagbama local government area, according to a spokesman for Bayelsa Police Command. Butswat acknowledged that the arrest had taken place.
Sunday Favour Ojo ‘m’, a suspected ritualist from Edo State, was apprehended about 1100 hours on September 21, 2021, at Ogobiri- Toruebeni drive in Sagbama local government area. The culprit took Deborah Emafridom ‘f’, a student at Niger Delta University Wilberforce Island, Amassoma, to a nearby bush, bound her hands, and was ready to slice her throat when he was arrested by vigilantes and police agents.
CP Echeng E. Echeng, the commissioner of police for Bayelsa State Command, praised the vigilante members for their involvement in the arrest and urged members of the public to continue to provide helpful information to the police and other security agencies.