see photo here) at Ilepa quarters in Ikare-Akoko, Akoko North East local government area of Ondo State.
The Suspect, who is jobless and still single was said to have contacted a herbalist in Ipe-Akoko for blood money. see photo below (graphic photo)
It was gathered that the herbalist told him that the only way to make him rich was for him to look for a head of a baby.
the deceased (Adubarin) was always put in custody of her grandmother at
Ilepa quarters in Ikare anytime her mother, Bunmi, who is a trader was
going to the market to sell her goods.
On the day the little girl
met her untimely death, Bunmi was said to have taken Adubarin to her
mother in-law but only met her husband elder brother at home and he
promised to take care of the child until her grandmother returns home.
On her return from the market, Bunmi met her daughter’s lifeless body in Samuel’s room.
The suspect was said to have confessed to the family members that he killed the girl for ritual purposes.
He was nearly lynched by aggrieved youths in the community before the police came to his rescued.
State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Mr. Femi Joseph, who
confirmed the incident said the matter had been transferred to the State
Criminal Investigative Department (CID) Akure for further